We hate 2020!

Just when we thought 2020 couldn't get any worse! We were about to re-open after many months of being closed but then disaster struck when a mains water pipe burst and flooded much of the ground floor of the museum.
Sadly re-opening has now been postponed. Read More >>>

Please Donate Via Just GivingNo visitors, no workshops, no events, no school visits... no income. We know that things are tough for everyone right now, but if you can afford to help us through these tough times please donate what you can.

There's over 36,000 exhibits here! That should keep you occupied for a bit - get searching!

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Discover how computers became personal!
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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!

We hope to see you very soon!


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»Flood Update and Thank You Message
Thank you so much to everyone who has contacted us and offered to help us with the clean-up process or offering to donate money. (08-10-2020)
»Museum Floods - Re-opening Postponed
Just five days before the scheduled re-opening after the Covid-19 lockdown, the museum has suffered a burst water pipe, flooding much of the the ground floor and causing significant damage. (07-10-2020)
»We're Re-Opening!
We're really excited to announce that we are re-opening to the general public for weekends only from the 17th October 2020. (26-09-2020)

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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.

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 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.

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Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1151
  • Peripherals = 90
  • Mobile Devices = 85
  • Game Consoles = 282
  • Video Games = 13055
  • Software Packages = 3937
  • Books = 2765
  • Manuals = 4302
  • Magazines = 9554

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