Hours & Admission

Visitor Hours

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
CLOSED CLOSED 10AM - 5PM 10AM - 5PM 10AM - 9PM 10AM - 5PM 10AM - 5PM

Holiday & Special Hours

DATE HOLIDAY VISITOR HOURS
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

Docent-Led Tours

TOUR DAYS HOURS
Revolution:
The First 2000 Years of Computing
Wednesday through Sunday
Friday
12:00PM, 2:00PM
7:00PM
Women in Computing 1st Friday
of Every Month
2:00PM

Demonstrations

EXHIBITS DAYS HOURS
IBM 1401 Wednesday and Saturday Wed 3:00PM, Sat 11:00AM
PDP-1 and SpaceWar! 1st and 3rd Saturday
of Every Month
2:30PM, 3:15PM
RAMAC Wednesday 2:00PM

Admission

GENERAL PUBLIC STUDENTS (valid ID)
SENIORS (65+)
ACTIVE MILITARY (valid ID)
General Admission $15 $12
Super Geek Package
CHM laptop sticker, T-shirt
$28 $24
Total Geek Experience
CHM laptop sticker, T-shirt, Revolution Memento, CHM Core magazine
$40
$36
Members FREE
FREE
Children
12 years old and younger
FREE
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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.

Self-guided visits

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.

Docent-led tours

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 11:30AM. Docent-led tours must be requested at least eight weeks in advance. For groups of 10 to 30 people.
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Beam Virtual Tour

Reserve a Beam Virtual Tour

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.

Beam Requirements:

  • 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.

For More Information

TELEPHONE EMAIL
650-810-1010 Hours & Admission Information
650-810-1038 Group Reservation Desk