Discover how computers became personal!
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for summer holiday period
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our schools programme
Step into
a world
of computing
Fun for
the family
Making the
History of Computing
relevant and fun!


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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!

We are open 7 Days a Week during summer 2017.  Click here for more details on our opening hours and admission fees.  We hope to see you very soon!



Date: 20th August 2017

Enigma - 20 August 2017

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»Women in Computing Exhibition Coming Soon
With just over a month to go until the launch of our new autumn exhibition Computing History: Where did all the women go? we are busy putting the finishing touches to an exciting programme of events. (17-08-2017)
»Our SUMR Experience
If you're planning to head over and see us during the summer holidays, you'll find that we're offering something a little different this year. (14-08-2017)
»Tech that packs a punch: Andrew and the Elliott 903
What do you think of when you hear the term "Computer"? It's a tough one because they've come in all shapes and sizes throughout history. (08-08-2017)


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 = 944
  • Peripherals = 1324
  • Mobile Devices = 27
  • Game Consoles = 200
  • Video Games = 9428
  • Software Packages = 2265
  • Books = 1993
  • Manuals = 3978
  • Magazines = 8964
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