Hours & Admission
|CLOSED||CLOSED||10AM - 5PM||10AM - 5PM||10AM - 9PM*||10AM - 5PM||10AM - 5PM|
* The Museum will be open from 10AM to 5PM on Friday, November 4, and on all Fridays from November 25 till December 30, 2016.
Holiday & Special Hours
|Friday, Nov 4, 2016||Early Exhibit Closure||10:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Thursday, Nov 24, 2016||Thanksgiving Day||CLOSED|
|Friday, Nov 25, 2016||Day After Thanksgiving||10:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Saturday, Dec 24, 2016||Christmas Eve||10:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Sunday, Dec 25, 2016||Christmas Day||CLOSED|
|Sunday, Jan 1, 2017||New Year's Day||CLOSED|
The First 2000 Years of Computing
|Wednesday through Sunday
|Women in Computing||1st Friday
of Every Month
* There will be no 7PM Docent-led Tour on Friday, November 4, 2016, and on all Fridays from November 25 till December 30, 2016..
|IBM 1401||Wednesday and Saturday||Wed 3:00PM, Sat 11:00AM|
|PDP-1 and SpaceWar!||1st and 3rd Saturday
of Every Month
STUDENTS (valid ID)
ACTIVE MILITARY (valid ID)
Super Geek Package
CHM laptop sticker, T-shirt
Total Geek Experience
CHM laptop sticker, T-shirt, Revolution Memento, CHM Core magazine
12 years old and younger
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Group Reservations for Adults and Special Interest Groups
Reserve group admission for 10 or more visitors and explore the Museum with an experienced docent or at your own pace. Perfect for any adult group, including tour companies, seniors, and corporate groups. Plan a school or youth group visit.
|Wednesdays through Sundays, encouraged between 10AM-12PM and 1-3PM. We recommend allowing at least two hours for a visit. Self-guided visits must be requested at least two weeks in advance. For groups of 10 to 60 people.|
|Wednesday and Thursdays, 11:30AM. Docent-led tours must be requested at least eight weeks in advance. For groups of 10 to 30 people.|
Beam Virtual Tours
The Beam Virtual Tour Program allows groups to visit the Museum from anywhere in the world. Using a telepresence robot known as "Beam," visitors can log in and drive the device through exhibition spaces, allowing for an interactive and immersive experience. One-hour Beam tours are led by Museum docents or staff and are available only by advance reservation. Reservations must be requested at least four weeks in advance of a tour.
- Windows 7 or higher, or Mac OSX 10.7 or higher
- A reliable Internet connection capable of 2 Mbps upload and download
- A webcam, microphone, and speaker or headphones
- Wired mouse and keyboard
- * Software is not compatible with iPads or other tablets
Beam tours are available at 10AM PST on Mondays. To schedule a Beam tour or to learn more about the program, email Alexander Shaffer.