Computer Museum News

As Christmas draws closer and a wave of new toys hits the market, we are taking a glance back to remember the toys from yesteryear with a special hands-on event - Toys of Christmas Past. Read more
This ground-breaking machine was switched on and handed over to the Centre’s trustees at a special ceremony on 24 November. Read more
We have an urgent need for people who are happy to help with administrative work, assisting communications, curatorial, events and educational staff in a more behind-the-scenes capacity. Read more
Viva Computer! A People’s History of Home Computing summer festival and new exhibition opened on Sunday 26 June. The launch event, hosted by tech entrepreneur and Acorn founder Hermann Hauser, i... Read more
We're running a special workshop on Saturday 9 July for older people who want to find out all about tablet computing. Read more
Members of our learning team and several volunteers spent last weekend (10 - 12 June) supporting Butlins at its latest Astonishing Science Weekend in Skegness. Read more
We were delighted to welcome 75 students from St Laurence Catholic Primary School, Cambridge who spent the day with us last Friday. Read more
Just over 30 years after the original Sinclair C5 vehicle was developed here in Cambridge by Sir Clive Sinclair, the Centre for Computing History launches the C5 Futura. Read more
It was great to meet local MP, Daniel Zeichner, who called by on Friday 18 March. Read more
Our new gaming exhibition will open on Saturday 26th March. Read more
The call has gone out for anyone who remembers the early days of computing to participate in two special Drop-in Memory Days. Read more
YouTube’s satirical, funny man Stuart Ashen is set to host a Terrible Old Games Day at the museum on Saturday 23rd January. Read more
ARM, the jewel in the crown of the Cambridge tech industry, is the focus of our latest exhibition which opened to the public on November 28th. Read more
Applications are invited for the post of 'Education Co-ordinator' on our Heritage Lottery funded project, Viva Computer: A People’s History of Home Computing Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 7th October 2015. Read more
We're getting lots of questions from parents, teachers and students about the BBC Micro:Bit which has just been launched with the announcement that they will be given to Year 7 students across the country in the new term. Read more
From Monday 27th July to Sunday 6th September, we will be opening 7 DAYS A WEEK from 10am to 5pm. Read more
07-07-2015
Today the BBC launched Micro:Bit - a programmable computer that features an array of red LED lights, two buttons, a motion sensor, compass and Bluetooth connectivity. Read more
05-06-2015
The Centre for Computing History will be holding its 2015 AGM on Thursday 9th July 2015, at Unit 1, Rene Court, Coldhams Lane, Cambridge, CB1 3EW. Read more
07-05-2015
Our very own Jezza moonlights as Half-Life’s Gordon Freeman in Computerphile’s latest video and it’s going viral! Read more
The first stage of Project Odyssey, our fundraising campaign launched on 10 March by museum patron Dr Hermann Hauser, is now finished, having raised £100,000! Read more
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