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Hewlett Packard Garage

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Hewlett Packard Garage

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367 Addison Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2706
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Blackrobe wrote a review Mar 2020
Murphysboro, Illinois95 contributions36 helpful votes
You can see the house and the garage from the street and that is it! Neither are open for tourists. The picture you see is actually better than what you see from the car because there is a barred fence. The picture taker positioned the lens between the bars. I did find the adjoining neighborhood of Professorville very interesting if you like history, architecture, and meteroric price increases.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Huy Pham wrote a review Feb 2020
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This garage is a special place remarking the birth place of the Hewlett Packard in 1939. Must visit to find out.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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wahine1 wrote a review Nov 2019
Palo Alto, California68 contributions27 helpful votes
I was living in Palo Alto when Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard were putting their ideas and business together. It is such humble beginnings for such terrific men. Many years later my husband went to work for them. His experience was very valuable because he learned what all the employees knew and that was called "The HP Way" Things have changed now but the garage shows that humble beginnings can develop into greatness. We all need to be reminded of that. Kids need to see that so much starts small.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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backpacker31 wrote a review Nov 2019
Boynton Beach, Florida5,377 contributions987 helpful votes
Located not far from downtown Palo Alto in a lovely neighborhood is the garage where Messrs. Hewlett and Packard developed the audio oscillator back in 1938. You cannot venture past an iron gate at the door of the driveway as this is part of a private residence. A historical marker provides some information in front of the house.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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MLF-traveller wrote a review Oct 2019
Palo Alto, California53 contributions11 helpful votes
The iconic garage behind innovation and startups started here where one of Frederick Hewlett or David Packard lived in the upstairs floor but used the garage as a tinkering place to invent - for their first products used by Walt Disney Studios to produce Fantasia
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Date of experience: October 2019
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