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American Computer Museum

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Address: 2023 Stadium Drive, Unit 1-A, Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone Number: +1 406-582-1288
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Description: For both Techies and Non-Techies alike: Since 1990 - the world's oldest...
For both Techies and Non-Techies alike: Since 1990 - the world's oldest continually operating nonprofit museum dedicated to the History of the Information Age, Robotics & Social Networking. Inch for inch, the best museum in the world. - Edward O. Wilson, Professor Emeritus - HarvardAn eye-opener for nine-year-olds to ninety-nine-year-olds, and you'll find your conversations going back to it again and again. - Montana MagazineAs seen in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, Billings Gazette, Bozeman Daily Chronicle, ABC News, Vancouver Courier, New Yorker Magazine, USA Today, C-Span, ABC News, Distinctly Montana, and many other media outlets...
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My son's wanted to see this computer museum. Driving up to the small office park and seeing the museum I thought - 'This will take 5 minutes'. Was I wrong? What a great little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My son's wanted to see this computer museum. Driving up to the small office park and seeing the museum I thought - 'This will take 5 minutes'. Was I wrong? What a great little gem of a museum. The whole family went and my wife and daughter are not big into computers and even they loved it. It is a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

As a geek from way back I had no idea what to expect but knew I wanted to check this out - and am I ever glad I did. What a great place! If you're interested in technology you'll find this place incredibly enjoyable and informative. Some really neat displays well beyond what I would have expected from such an... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A fantastic little museum that started as the founder's personal collection. The collection contains bits of computer history that you would never expect to find in Montana.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

How can they put together so much interesting things in a so small space ! You should visit it right away . It's free . En un espace réduit 1000 choses intéressantes , à visiter sans attendre

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It doesn't look like a museum from the outside. It is free, which is very nice! And there are a lot of interesting things, from comparing the size of a T-rex's head to its brain, to seeing the first computers, to the development of cell phones, artificial intelligence, why we use @ in emails, why text messages are 160 characters.... More 

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helena, mt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This museum is small and mostly self guided. Admission is free but there is a donation box. This place covers the evolution of our current technology from back in the days of abacus use to now. We were glad we went and our 9 year old was duly impressed.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a very interesting museum, also for people like me, who is not a computer nerd at all. It is not only about computers, it is also about information. It shows old computers of course, like the computer that was in Houston at the time of the first moon landing. Memory of 32 kb or something like that. How... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The tour doesn't take much time but it is rich with history, exhibits, and friendly staff! Admission is free but you can make tax deductible contribution. A well done exhibit that provides a quick history of the important developments in computing. Well worth your visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Went here with my girlfriend and we had a great time looking at all the rooms in this museum. They have subjects ranging from the early consumer computers all the way up to technology used to go to the moon. We had several conversations with the staff of the museum and they knew their stuff! The admission is free but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Coolest tech place ever - by far! We really enjoyed the history & artifacts. Enjoyed the timeline progression of technology & their inventors.

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Additional Information about American Computer Museum

Address: 2023 Stadium Drive, Unit 1-A, Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone Number: +1 406-582-1288
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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