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History of Computing
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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!

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»We are recruiting!
Collections Manager vacancy We're looking for a Collections Manager to help us look after our amazing collection. (27-04-2018)
»Volunteer Iffat takes the title!
Our super clever volunteer Iffat Islam of Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge won last weekend's Stemettes design-a-game event hosted by Microsoft Research and Head Stemette, Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE. (23-03-2018)
»New Expo Showcases Cambridge's Videogame Developers
April 7th, All-Day Show Featuring Award-Winning Local Companies The Centre for Computing History, a major archive, hands-on museum and learning centre in Cambridge, is delighted to announce the Cambridge Game Developers' Showcase. (21-03-2018)


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.

Find out what other opportunities we have on offer ...

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.

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1014
  • Peripherals = 1518
  • Mobile Devices = 31
  • Game Consoles = 216
  • Video Games = 10438
  • Software Packages = 2774
  • Books = 2159
  • Manuals = 4109
  • Magazines = 9090
Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
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