We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

American Computer Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 2023 Stadium Drive, Unit 1-A, Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone Number: (406) 582-1288
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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...
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 49 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Absolutely amazing experience!!

Stopped by after visiting the Museum of the Rockies in the morning and was pleasantly surprised by how many interesting exhibits they had here. Has stuff for everyone, me and my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
TerryMurdoch
,
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped by after visiting the Museum of the Rockies in the morning and was pleasantly surprised by how many interesting exhibits they had here. Has stuff for everyone, me and my girlfriend learned quite a bit. Honestly I probably found this museum more interesting that the museum of the Rockies. Staff was extremely friendly as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Karmiel, Israel
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

free museum ! very relevant for most technology people ! very nice things to see and explore ! the woman that was incharge gave us some explanation and guide regard the place .

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bozeman, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

George knows more than anyone, and has an impressive collection of firsts-in-computing. Well worth the visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bozeman, Montana
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

World class review of the computer age. If you are older you will really like all the "old stuff." Do not miss this one.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bozeman Montana
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I loved seeing the history of computers, from ancient writings on clay tablets, through the Gutenberg Press to the early computers of 50 years ago up to the more current ideas in computer science. It was fascinating for even technology challenged folks like myself.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I did not expect to enjoy this museum so much. In Bozeman, Montana, it's a small museum with so much history to take you back to the start of computers and robotics. Robby the Robot lives here along with detailed information about the origins of computers and coding, robotic automation, the original wristwatch worn during Man's First Moonwalk, the first... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hot Springs, Montana
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a great collection of the history of information. A lot of neat artifacts and written history packed into a small space. This stop was enjoyed by both adults and children.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Most of us take our technology for granted, but this museum gave me a whole new appreciation of where humans have come from, where we are and where we're going when it comes to technology. Not only a collection of old computers, this museum runs the gamut from Mesopotamian stone tablets (the original IPad) to the future of artificial intelligence.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bewdley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Off the beaten track on an in amongst an office area - but a must visit place, one of the best small museums we've visited. Concise history of computing to way back to the earliest pre computing era. It even has an original Apple one computer signed by Steve Wozniak. You need to spend 2 - 3 hrs here, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Not knowing what to do in Bozeman my wife suggested we check out the American Computer Museum (being a software developer this obviously appealed to me, but I was concerned that she might be a little bored). I could not have been more wrong, she absolutely loved the museum and love the organization of exhibits into the various era's and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed American Computer Museum also viewed

 

Been to American Computer Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from American Computer Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?