Computer Museum News

Forget the Oscars, the BAFTAs and the BRIT Awards, the glitziest night of the year took place on the 8th June with the third annual SHARE Museums East Volunteer Awards. Read more
Volunteers in museums across the East of England are set to be recognised for the fantastic work they do in the annual Volunteer Awards - organised by SHARE Museums East. Read more
It's official! Our mighty MegaProcessor has been included in the Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, as the largest functional microprocessor model in the world. MegaProc... Read more
If you would like to find out more about our school visits then why not register for one of our FREE Teacher Open Days on 5th April and 13th April? Each day will include: A chance to meet the Learnin... Read more
Today we said goodbye to Rachel, one of our key learning volunteers. Read more
Today, 7th February, is international Safer Internet Day (SID) and the Centre for Computing History has been marking this important, annual event with pupils from the Heritage School, Cambridge. Read more
Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: unite for a better internet'. Read more
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
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