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History of Computing
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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!

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»Computing History Supports Year of Engineering
We're marking the 2018 UK Year of Engineering with a series of new education events. (02-02-2018)
»Panel Debate Launches Exhibition
In John Naughton's June 2017 column for the Guardian, Want to succeed in tech? Try not to be a woman. (09-10-2017)
»Girls from St Mary's Junior School Open Exhibition
Computing History: Where did all the women go? was opened on Oct 5 by Y6 students from St Mary's Junior School, Cambridge. (06-10-2017)


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.

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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 = 986
  • Peripherals = 1407
  • Mobile Devices = 30
  • Game Consoles = 208
  • Video Games = 10141
  • Software Packages = 2562
  • Books = 2044
  • Manuals = 4054
  • Magazines = 9057
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