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“Garage on a street!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hewlett Packard garage

Hewlett Packard garage
367 Addison Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Ranked #14 of 22 Attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites
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Owner description: Hewlett and Packard started their business in this garage.
Pound Ridge, New York
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Garage on a street!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Great walking neighbourhood and stumble across the HP garage. If you know the history of the company it's interesting to be there. Otherwise it really is just like looking at someone's garage!

Visited August 2012
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Mountain View, California
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“Historic for its own sake.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

OK: very geeky. I took visitors by when visiting other friends who live near by. I would not otherwise go by. My bias: I am a Bill Hewlett scholar (got a modest scholarship in college from him).

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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Birthplace of Silicon Valley”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

The Hewlett Packard garage won't be on everybody's list of must-see places,but if it's a beautiful day and you want to take a nice walk in the residential Professorville area of Palo Alto, why not indulge your inner geek and take a glance and maybe a photo or two of the first Bay Area workshop of Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard. The historical garage is 5 or 6 blocks from the Town & Country Village shopping shopping center.

Visited February 2012
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New Delhi, India
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“Birth Place of Silicon Valley”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

This is where history was created - the seed (idea) germinated right here and Silicon Valley was born. A place of Pilgrimage for all who believe in "High-Technology".

Visited July 2011
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Palo Alto, California
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“Nice to stop by for a few minutes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

It's a typical Palo Alto house with an old garage with green doors on it. The most interesting part of the property for me was the California historical marker in the front of the house. Worth a few minutes to check out.

Visited December 2011
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