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.

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

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Dates In History


1956 [Detail]
 1956 IBM brings out the Magnetic Disk Memory
 28th February Jay Forrester Receives Patent on "Core" Memory
 March 1956 Pegasus, produced by Ferranti Ltd., went into service in March 1956
 4th March Wang Sells Core Memory Patent to IBM
 4th July First keyboard used to input data
 13th September IBM introduces the IBM 350

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