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


1995 [Detail]
 1995 Nvidia's NV1 launched
 April 1995 Frontier Developments release Frontier: First Encounters
 8th July Sega Release the Saturn in Europe
 24th August Microsoft launches Windows 95
 29th September Sony Playstation Launches in Europe
 December 1995 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness is released
 7th December Bill Gates outlines Microsoft's commitment to supporting and enhancing the Internet

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