Things are tough right now ...

They're tough for everyone :( But when coronavirus hit here in the UK, the museum had to close its doors to the public, and we lost practically all our income overnight.

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.

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Dates In History


1949 [Detail]
 1949 Professor Bill Phillips unveils Phillips Hydraulic Economic Modelling Computer at the LSE
 6th May EDSAC performed its first calculations
 6th May EDSAC ran its first programs
 15th June Jay Forrester Records "Core Memory" Idea
 August 1949 EDVAC goes online
 21st October Wang filed a patent for a magnetic ferrite core memory

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