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


1975 [Detail]
 1975 CP/M operating system finished
 1975 Paul Allen and Bill Gates launch Altair BASIC
 1st January MITS Altair launched on the cover of Popular Electronics magazine
 3rd March First meeting of the Homebrew Club
 July 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a licensing agreement with MITS
 August 1975 Cray 1A announced
 15th September Microsoft Founded

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