Discover how computers became personal!
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a world
of computing
Making the
History of Computing
relevant and fun!

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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!

Open every day for October half-term!

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We hope to see you very soon!

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»Micro Men - 10th Anniversary
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the BBC's Micro Men, starring Alexander Armstrong and Martin Freeman, The Centre for Computing History has gathered together Chris Curry, Steve Furbe... (05-10-2019)
»The Centre for Computing History receives 1m funding boost
Cambridge,15 July 2019 The Centre for Computing History (CCH) today announced it received a £1m funding boost, enabling the purchase of its Cambridge premises. (15-07-2019)
»Magic Knight Computer Preserved at Museum
Video game designer and programming genius, David Jones, has donated his Tandy TRS-80 Model III computer to the Centre for Computing History. (02-07-2019)

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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.

Archive Statistics :

  • Computers = 1138
  • Peripherals = 92
  • Mobile Devices = 40
  • Game Consoles = 252
  • Video Games = 11761
  • Software Packages = 3592
  • Books = 2560
  • Manuals = 4264
  • Magazines = 9303

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