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The Centre for Computing History is much more than a museum. Based in Cambridge, it hosts hands-on exhibitions, educational workshops and a wide range of activities and events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages!

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Toys of Christmas Past - December 2023 Date: 1st December 2023

Toys of Christmas Past - December 2023

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»New trustees join our Board
We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new Trustees to the Board of the Centre for Computing History. (24-11-2023)
»Virtual LEO I - Exciting News!
Earlier this year we installed our Virtual LEO I exhibit in our main gallery so it could be used by our visitors, especially our visiting school groups. (08-09-2023)
»Help Fix Our Roof!
We need to replace the roof on our collections store - we call it the cache store (what else?! (05-08-2023)


Volunteer at CCH

Could you volunteer? By giving your time you can help us enthuse children, parents and teachers about the technology that fills our world. Hands-on projects including archiving, photography, filming, front of house and exhibit maintenance.

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Sponsor a Project

Are you a business? Would you be interested in sponsoring any of these projects? Maybe one of them dovetails with your interests and you'd be keen to sponsor the project? In return, we would promote your company through high profile recognition at the museum.

Small Businesses

We understand that many businesses lack the financial resources to donate to our computer museum project, but perhaps you would be keen to help in return for a web link to your company website? Please visit our sponsors page to see how this works.

Videogame Preservation

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1233
  • Peripherals = 84
  • Mobile Devices = 96
  • Game Consoles = 330
  • Video Games = 14818
  • Software Packages = 4781
  • Books = 2678
  • Manuals = 4344
  • Magazines = 10015

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