At the Museum

Spend a day at the Computer History Museum. Find out why computer history is 2000 years old. Learn about computer history´s game-changers in our multimedia exhibitions. Play a game of Pong or Spacewar! Listen to computer pioneers tell their story from their own perspective. Discover the roots of today´s Internet and mobile devices. See over 1,100 historic artifacts, including some of the very first computers from the 1940s and 1950s.

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New Learning Lab

Learning Lab
CHM believes that learning can transform lives. As part of our commitment to lifelong learning, we are opening an innovative new space this spring devoted entirely to learning, exploration, and discovery. Find changing exhibits that spark imagination, hands-on activities that ignite curiosity, and educational resources that give everyone a new way to explore technology.

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Exhibits

Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing

Revolution

The First 2000 Years of Computing
Make Software: Change the World!

Make Software: Change the World!

"We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and in turn our tools shape us."
—Marshall Mcluhan
Where To? A History of Autonomous Vehicles

Where To? A History of Autonomous Vehicles

Passengers Welcome. Drivers Not Required.
PDP-1 Exhibits

PDP-1

Creating the Hacker Culture
IBM 1401 Demo Lab

IBM 1401 Demo Lab

The Dawn of a New Era