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


1988 [Detail]
 1988 RISC OS is released
 1988 The first worm experience appears
 1988 Hermann Hauser leaves Olivetti to start the Active Book Company
 1988 The NeXT (68030 CPU) computer is introduced after two years of research
 8th August Unisys takes over Convergent Technologies
 30th September IBM announces 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer

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