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The Centre for Computing History is much more than a museum. Based in Cambridge, it hosts hands-on exhibitions, educational workshops and a wide range of activities and events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages!


+ OPEN EVERY DAY 23rd - 31st October for half-term!

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Pico Clock - Thursday 28th October 2021 Date: 28th October 2021

Pico Clock - Thursday 28th October 2021

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»Join our Team - We're Seeking a Project Archivist
Applications are invited for the post of Project Archivist on our Heritage Lottery funded project 'Swiss Rolls, Tea & the Electronic Office: A history of LEO, the world's first business computer'. (22-07-2021)
»We Are Re-opening!
Yes! We're going to re-open! We're Sooo Excited! We've all been home alone for too long and it's time to open our doors and invite you for an exciting and still mostly interactive retro computing and... (07-05-2021)
»We're Hiring - Governance and Finance Manager
We're looking for a Governance/Finance Manager to support the CEO, liaise with the Trustees and help grow our ambitious museum. (13-11-2020)


Volunteer at CCH

Could you volunteer? By giving your time you can help us enthuse children, parents and teachers about the technology that fills our world. Hands-on projects including archiving, photography, filming, front of house and exhibit maintenance.

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Sponsor a Project

Are you a business? Would you be interested in sponsoring any of these projects? Maybe one of them dovetails with your interests and you'd be keen to sponsor the project? In return, we would promote your company through high profile recognition at the museum.

Small Businesses

We understand that many businesses lack the financial resources to donate to our computer museum project, but perhaps you would be keen to help in return for a web link to your company website? Please visit our sponsors page to see how this works.

Videogame Preservation

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1197
  • Peripherals = 90
  • Mobile Devices = 87
  • Game Consoles = 304
  • Video Games = 13675
  • Software Packages = 4139
  • Books = 2770
  • Manuals = 4316
  • Magazines = 9923

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