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.

There's over 36,000 exhibits here! That should keep you occupied for a bit - get searching!

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Thank you.

Bill English

Bill English

William (Bill) English is a computer engineer who made important contributions to the development of the computer mouse whilst working for Douglas Engelbart at SRI International's Augmentation Research Center.
In 1971 he left SRI and took a position at Xerox Parc, where he managed the Office Systems Research Group. Whilst working at Xerox PARC, Bill developed the mouse ball, replacing the original set of wheels.
In 1989 he left Xerox Parc to work for Sun Microsystems.




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