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“Large Museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Computer History Museum

Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043
650-810-1010
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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136 reviews 136 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Large Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised at the size and scope of the musuem. A must visit when in the silicon valley. Computers from many generations and had a lot of fun recognizing those from my childhood. Check it out.

Visited August 2012
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“Great way to spend a few hours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

My family and I found this fascinating. Great collection of computer industry memorabilia...plus some really interesting history lessons about how the computer has evolved over time. Special kudos to the energetic and well-informed volunteers throughout. We were a little surprised at the relative lack of Apple stuff here, but then the main exhibit when we visited had an IBM theme, so...

Visited August 2011
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Ventura, California
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Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“So fun looking into the past of the computer!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Napier's abacus was a favorite, along with the Babbage machine. We spent several hours in the museum. We ate in the cafe, which was pleasant with decent snacks. I also loved the gift shop, where I purchased a unique salt and pepper shaker.

Visited July 2012
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San Mateo, California
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“Amazing exhibits and event space”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We have attended and held special events here, as well as visited with family. This is by far and away one of the coolest museums near the city.

Visited April 2012
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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“Allow extra time here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We wished we has allowed more time to explore this museum
It helps to see how far we have come in such a short time.

Visited April 2012
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