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Computer History Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Computer History Museum General Admission Ticket
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Computer History Museum General Admission Ticket
From $17.50*
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The computer history museum offers a huge collection of computer artifacts through the years, including the very first Apple computer, Commodore, Amiga, etc. It was interesting to learn and see more about the history of the silicon valley. However, I expected more live demos such...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our grandchildren to the Computer History Museum and they had a great time. The older ones liked learning about the growth of computers. The younger ones like being able to access some hands on exhibits.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ADolores
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

For any computer nerd a place to be. A huge collection of nice old computersystems. The guides are veterans of the computer industry. They know were they are talking about. It was a great visit. Also for corporate meetings a nice venue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank D240TRhanss
Reviewed December 2, 2018

I've been a member of CHM for a long time, and have attended many of their special events. The exhibits are well done and informative, but I wish that there was more attention given to open source software. The Museum is an excellent rainy-day activity

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bluevoter
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

The exhibits are well done with clear explanations. This is one museum you will get lost in and learn a few things from.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank momoboys_12
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous computer museum. Very good floor plan and organization Fabulous examples of past computer machines, storage and software. You need at least 2 hours. Small cafe. A must if you are interested in computer history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jocelynd102
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We experienced more than we expected, and it was fascinating. Unbelievable that they were able to gather so many important artifacts. The museum's layout is great, but we we ran out of time half way through. We'll definitely go back. Friendly staff!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank speeps
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Perfect museum for Silicon Valley - captures the growth of the industry and technology since the Fifties. Guides are typicall knowledgeable retirees from Tech.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robertwtarun
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We enjoyed our time walking round this museum. There is a lot of information and exhibits here and after a couple of hours we found ourselves skimming through some of it because there was, for us, too much. However, it’s enjoyable and if you like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 510richarde
Reviewed October 18, 2018

My wife and I joined an out of state couple for a visit to the Computer History Museum in early October 2018. We found a very impressive museum that exhibits much more than we thought it would. The exhibits include computing instruments and calculation machines...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 15, 2015|
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Response from R P | Reviewed this property |
yes, i also went on sunday.....
Perry B
March 9, 2015|
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Response from CarlyK6789 | Reviewed this property |
There are 400 free parking spots in front of the museum. Adult admission is $15. Students with an ID, Active Military with ID and Seniors 65+ are $12. Children 12 and under are free.
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February 26, 2015|
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Response from Lapster2011 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours is a good estimate. The demo on the Difference engine took about 1/2 hour alone.