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


1989 [Detail]
 1989 Tim Berners-Lee toyed with the idea of web pages and hyperlinks
 January 1989 Apple introduces the Macintosh SE/30
 March 1989 Konix Console Piece [News Article] - ZZap! 64 - April 1989
 27th April ICL introduces DRS model 40 and 45
 1st August Microsoft introduces earliest version of Office suite of productivity applications
 September 1989 Apple Macintosh Portable Released

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