Hours & Admission

Visitor Hours

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

* Open Tuesdays from June 18 through August 27, 2019.

Holiday & Special Hours

DATE HOLIDAY VISITOR HOURS
Monday, Jan 21, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - OPEN 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 Private Event CLOSED FOR A SPECIAL EVENT
Monday, Feb 18, 2019 President's Day - OPEN 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Monday, May 27, 2019 Memorial Day - OPEN 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 Independence Day CLOSED
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 Labor Day - OPEN 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Docent-Led Tours

TOUR DAYS HOURS
Revolution:
The First 2000 Years of Computing

Wednesday through Sunday

12:00PM, 2:00PM
Women in Computing 1st and 3rd Friday
of Every Month
2:00PM
Family Tour Saturday 11:30AM, 1:30PM

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 SPECIAL ADMISSION*
General Admission $17.50 $13.50
Super Geek Package

T-shirt and punched card set, and 25% off coupon to the museum store

$30.00 $26.00
Total Geek Experience

T-shirt, punched card set, cap, tote bag, and 25% off coupon to the museum store

$46.00
$42.00
2-Day Ticket Package $27.50
$23.50
Members FREE
FREE
Youth

8 - 10 years old

$6.00
Children

7 years old and younger

FREE
BECOME A MEMBER *Special Admission applies to Students (11+ years old), Seniors (65+ years old), and Active US Military (with valid ID)

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

Wednesday and Thursdays, 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 Tours

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 Karen Wilson.

For More Information

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