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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!


Open every day Friday 22nd July - Sunday 4th September!

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»We Won Video of the Year!
The Centre for Computing History and partners The LEO Computers Society are delighted to announce that their film about LEO, the world’s first business computer has won the Association of Britis... (15-07-2022)
»Computer Museum Celebrates 40 Years since IT82: The Birth of IT in Britain
The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge, UK is marking the 40th anniversary of IT82 with a series of events and exhibits. (18-05-2022)
»Mary Coombs 1929 - 2022
The Centre for Computing History was very sorry to hear that Mary Coombs, the first woman to write programs for Lyons Electronic Office (LEO), the world’s first business computer, has died at th... (09-03-2022)


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.

Videogame Preservation

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1219
  • Peripherals = 90
  • Mobile Devices = 92
  • Game Consoles = 322
  • Video Games = 14414
  • Software Packages = 4595
  • Books = 2781
  • Manuals = 4339
  • Magazines = 10025

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