Discover how computers became personal!
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Step into
a world
of computing
Making the
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!

Click here for more details on our opening hours. We hope to see you very soon!

 

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»We Want Your Stories!
Following on from the success of our 2017 Women in Computing festival we've made it an annual event in our calendar! (17-07-2018)
»BBC Launches 80s Computer Programme Video Archive
People interested in the history of computing can now dive into an archive of programmes created by the BBC for a national initiative called the 'Computer Literacy Project' throughout the 1980s. (27-06-2018)
»We're Looking for Casual Staff!
Casual Visitor Services Assistants We are looking for casual Visitor Services Assistants to welcome visitors to the museum by helping to cover our front desk. (22-06-2018)

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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.

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1027
  • Peripherals = 1610
  • Mobile Devices = 33
  • Game Consoles = 224
  • Video Games = 10610
  • Software Packages = 2891
  • Books = 2189
  • Manuals = 4131
  • Magazines = 9106
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