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


2014 [Detail]
 4th February Bill Gates returns to Microsoft as Technology Adviser
 20th February Facebook buys WhatsApp
 25th March Facebook buys Oculus
 25th March Nvidia at GPU Technology Conference
 26th April New Mexico landfill site is excavated for Atari materials
 18th June Bletchley park officially opens to the public
 25th June Android watches go up for preorder
 25th August Amazon buys Twitch for 585m
 25th October The Queen opens a new 'Information Age' Gallery at the Science Museum
 16th December Frontier Developments release Elite Dangerous

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