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Address: Fuerstenallee 7, 33102 Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 5251 306660
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FASCINATING ARRAY OF MACHINES AND INVENTIONS

Our family group aged from 8 to 70s thoroughly enjoyed our educational and informative visit to the museum, with something for everyone - a history of numbers and computing from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
291mike
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family group aged from 8 to 70s thoroughly enjoyed our educational and informative visit to the museum, with something for everyone - a history of numbers and computing from Mesopotamian times to the 21st century, with a comprehensive and wonderful array/collection of artefacts and machines, and hands on opportunities for all. As an older member of the group, it... More 

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Belgrade
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place is must be visited, especially by IT lovers. Visit this place and see the history of all different types of technologies. How did they make their way and progress to a time.

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Paderborn, Germany
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Starting by Nixdorf on the 01.01.1979 I decided to go and revisit where I started which was where the HNF now is. The fountains in front of the building look the same as for 37 years ago. The Main doors have changed a little but the Blue RO 80 that was often in front of the building was missing. The... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Really we found it very much interesting and a nice experience of the vast collections.. A must watch for all..

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102 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

OK I am a retired computer programmer and perhaps something of a geek. I found this place fascinating. I spent a fair bit of time going 'ooh, I remember that! As did my German companion - a retired Communications engineer.

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Radeberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

As retired Senior Electrical Engineer I felt deeply impressed by this exhibition of technical science beginning at the very first calculators of the ancient times long before Christ. As Heinz Nixdorf was one of the most remarkable guys of the end of last century with a very good sense for prgressive engineering and manufacturing on a large scale, we now... More 

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Paderborn, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

the history of computing in the largest museum for computing in the world. lovely place, lots of historic computers and computing machinery. The general exhibition as well as the special exhibitions are definitely recommendable.

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Paderborn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Always interesting shows there! If you can, don't miss one you can reach. You may have not seen the way computers did in time. Be sure, it's fine.

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Thank ihenri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Excellent space and collection of gadgets but unless fluent in German a waste of time! What a pity as it could be great for tourists otherwise. A few English signs but not enough to make a visit worth while.

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Thank Rob B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

Its an very good museum & one of best i have seen dedicated to the development of computation technology, not just in the modern form as desktop, laptops & cellphone devices that we know of, but throughout ancient & modern human history. That being said, at some time if you are not a german speaker or reader it will get... More 

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