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!

Or come and get involved on our social media channels ...

      Twitch  Facebook          Online Gift Shop      

Thank you.

Dates In History

1968 [Detail]
 1968 Introduction of HP-9100 desk calculator
 1968 T J Watson & IBM granted patent for the DRAM
 February 1968 IBM tests a 8in floppy disc
 18th July Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore found Intel Corporation
 3rd December CDC Introduces the 7600 Supercomputer
 9th December Douglas C. Engelbart publicly demonstrates the mouse
 21st December Integrated Circuits First Used in Apollo Moon shot

<<< Return to Main Timeline

Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum