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


1961 [Detail]
 1961 LEO III completed in 1961
 1961 Computerized spreadsheets for use in business accounting developed
 25th April Robert Noyce Awarded Patent for "Integrated Circuit"
 25th July Clive Sinclair founds Sinclair Radionics
 1st December Minivac 601 Computer Launched

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