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Intel Corp and Museum

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Address: 2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
Phone Number: 408-765-0503
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85%...

You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.

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Where technology first started

Surprisingly it was a quite a small area packed with loads of information. A bonus was it was a free entry, all i did was just look it up on things to do in my area via trip... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 16, 2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting a deeper learning experience. The museum, as others have stated, is quite small. It has a handful of interactive exhibits for younger kids and there was guides doing overtime with some scout groups, and they seemed to be enjoying it. But if you have even a basic grasp of computing then the museum simply becomes a timeline... More 

Thank Douglas A
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Without Intel, there would have been no Microsoft or Apple, I worked for Intel and was by far, the best professional corporation I ever worked for.

Thank Yosemite4Life
Pewaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

My college freshman son was most intent on visiting this museum. But the whole family enjoyed the short (45 min?) tour that was easily understandable to everyone. They made it easy to learn a lot quickly in this museum.

Thank Nilder
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly it was a quite a small area packed with loads of information. A bonus was it was a free entry, all i did was just look it up on things to do in my area via trip adviser. Intel played a key row in shaping todays technology

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We traveled a long way to visit this museum, only to find it was very small. Very inspirational for its size. You won't need too much time to see this one. It's free. The gift shop is sparse. There is no food. The Intel sign in the courtyard next to the best picture.

Thank Daytonmomma
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

First, can't complain about free but be aware this is a very small attraction. A local friend took me to visit over lunch. If you have people in your party that are interested in this kind of history they would enjoy the visit. Has the history of the Intel founders, exhibits of early inventions, ect. Nice and quick and informative.... More 

Thank Lucy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Went there as chaperone for an elementary school field trip. Fascinating information presented in very kid friendly term

Thank Elizabeth W
Concord, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

This museum is a bit small but does a good job explaining how it evolved and continues to evolve. We had a very good tour director who explained what Intel does very well. If you are in the area its worth taking a look at,

Thank Diane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

When with my younger kids who didn't seem that interested in it. They walked through quickly and didn't hold attention. But they were 7 and under. I found it very informative, interesting and interactive. It gives details of how chips are made, the history of Intel and computers. Techies and older kids would like it. None techies and little kids... More 

Thank Blake A
Santa Clara, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

It was a nice visit but I have to admit I expected a lot more. Intel, one of the founding companies of the tech revolution. They could have made it a little bigger. I guess I cannot complain since it is free, so I definitely got y money's worth.

Thank 427JimC2016

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