Exhibits at the Museum

Exhibits at the Museum Overview

Discover why computing history is more than 2,000 years old. Hear from the pioneering men and women who built the computing industry and changed the world. Experience demonstrations of the 5-ton Babbage Difference Engine No. 2, play Spacewar! on a restored DEC PDP-1, and learn just how noisy a fully operational IBM 1401 mainframe system can be. Explore how technology and computers have impacted the way we work, play, and live through the Computer History Museum’s rich selection of onsite and online exhibits. Pocket protector not required.