New Exhibition
ARM @ 25
Opens 28 November
Come and explore
our hands-on
Find out more about
our schools programme
Step into
a world
of computing
Fun for
the family
Why not throw a
Christmas party
surrounded by 80s tech?
Making the
History of Computing
relevant and fun!


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The Centre for Computing History is an educational charity. More than just a museum, it hosts hands-on exhibitions, workshops and a wide range of events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages!

Located in Cambridge, the Centre's vision 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.

We hope you'll visit our most unusual museum very soon!


Date: 28th October 2015

ARM @ 25 Exhibition 28 Nov to 20 Dec

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»We're all set to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day!
We will be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day – 13 October – with a mini festival which will include an all-day programme for schools and an evening event for the general public. (09-10-2015)
»What is Micro:Bit? The FAQ
We're getting lots of questions from parents, teachers and students about the BBC Micro:Bit which has just been launched with the announcement that they will be given to Year 7 students across the country in the new term. (17-07-2015)
»We're Open 7 Days a Week Over the Summer Holidays!
From Monday 27th July to Sunday 6th September, we will be opening 7 DAYS A WEEK from 10am to 5pm. (17-07-2015)


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