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 >>>

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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

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