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The Centre for Computing History is in Cambridge. It integrates history with computer science and education. And it makes the history of computing relevant and fun!

We hope you'll visit our most unusual museum very soon, perhaps enjoy a guided tour or participate in some of the many events we have scheduled throughout the year. 

Our core purpose is to increase understanding of developments in technology over the past 50 years through exploring the social, cultural and historical impact of the computing revolution.

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Click the Calendar below to see what is on at the Centre for Computing History - this months event dates are highlighted...

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»Micro:Bit Launches
Today the BBC launched Micro:Bit - a programmable computer that features an array of red LED lights, two buttons, a motion sensor, compass and Bluetooth connectivity. (07-07-2015)
»2015 AGM
The Centre for Computing History will be holding its 2015 AGM on Thursday 9th July 2015, at Unit 1, Rene Court, Coldhams Lane, Cambridge, CB1 3EW. (05-06-2015)
»A Star is Born!
Our very own Jezza moonlights as Half-Life’s Gordon Freeman in Computerphile’s latest video and it’s going viral! (07-05-2015)

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Offer to Volunteer Your Skills and Labour

If you live in or around Cambridge, perhaps you might consider donating your time and helping us with any number of hands-on projects including archiving, photography, 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 is in your line of business and you'd be keen to sponsor the project by doing it at a reduced rate or even for free? In return, we would promote your company through a press release and high profile recognition at the museum.

Small Businesses

We understand that many businesses haven't got 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.

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded