Discover how computers became personal!
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History of Computing
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The Centre for Computing History is much more than just a museum of computing. 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 personal computing relevant and fun for all ages!

Click here for our latest opening hours, including holiday openings.  We hope to see you very soon!



Date: 27th May 2017

Rachel's Robots - 27 May 2017

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»Guinness World Record for Our MegaProcessor
It's official! Our mighty MegaProcessor has been included in the Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, as the largest functional microprocessor model in the world. MegaProc... (14-04-2017)
»FREE Teacher Open Days
If you would like to find out more about our school visits then why not register for one of our FREE Teacher Open Days on 5th April and 13th April? Each day will include: A chance to meet the Learnin... (24-03-2017)
»Hasta la Vista Rachel!
Today we said goodbye to Rachel, one of our key learning volunteers. (08-02-2017)


We need your skills and passion!

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 = 913
  • Peripherals = 1290
  • Mobile Devices = 26
  • Game Consoles = 201
  • Video Games = 9329
  • Software Packages = 2257
  • Books = 1978
  • Manuals = 3930
  • Magazines = 8921
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