The museum is located in Cambridge, UK.
Opening times are 10am to 5pm
**We are open everyday for Cambridgeshire Half term October 21st to October 29th**
In school holidays we are usually open 7 days a week. Check back for dates!
There is no need to book... unless you are attending an event!
For information about our Covid-19 policies, please visit our page here.
If you would like to book a school visit during the week, please see the link below.
Entry Fees: The entry fee is £10 for adults and £7 for children between 5 and 16. Students and over 60s are £8. Under 5's are free. A family ticket is available for £30 for up to two adults and two children. Registered Carers where applicable are free with paying caree.
Credit and debit cards are accepted.
School visits have a separate pricing structure. More information on this structure can be found here.
No unaccompanied children Aged 14 or Under.
No dogs permitted, except registered service dogs.
Annual passes are available. More information can be found on our Annual Pass page.
Unofficial Birthday Parties
We appreciate that our museum is a great venue for birthday parties and have created a specific early evening service to accommodate your special occasion. See our Childrens Birthday Parties page for more information. Therefore we do not allow birthday party bookings during our normal opening hours.
You can however still visit for a birthday, but food, drink, gifts and banners cannot be brought in to the museum. You must also contact us in advance so we can make our staff aware, and state that you have read this page of the website. You must also ensure you have enough adults to supervise the children on a one adult per six children ratio.
All members of the party must enter at the same time to ensure we maintain ratios, we can't process extraneous child tickets.
Entry fees for such occasions are based STRICTLY on adult and child entry fees and NOT the family discounted rate or any other concessions.
Please also note:
- CCH is a museum, not an arcade - everything switched on can be used, but guests must treat controllers, keyboards and joysticks carefully.
- Running in the Centre is not permitted.
Centre for Computing History
How to Find Us
Where to Stay
There is a Travelodge and a Premier Inn on Newmarket Road, approximately 5 minutes walk away. For more accommodation options nearby, check HotelsCombined.
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Q: When are you open?
A: We are open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am to 5pm (last admission 4pm). We are usually open 7 days a week in Cambridgeshire school holidays.
Q: How do we find you?
A: The museum is very close to the Beehive Centre in Cambridge. From the Beehive Centre, take the 3rd exit off the roundabout and go over the railway bridge. Immediately after the bridge there is a very sharp, double back left hand turn. Take that turn into the commercial estate and follow the road around to your right. Just before the railway crossing, turn into Rene Court on the right and you will see us there.
Q: Do you have a gift shop?
A: Yes indeed we have a selection of gifts and souvenirs to purchase after your visit including t-shirts, mugs, keyrings, games and retro items to name just a few.
Q: Are we able to see old computers working?
A: Absolutely! Additionally, many of our exhibits are hands-on so you can actually use them. This has always been the driving ambition of the museum, to allow visitors to interact with past technology and to understand what computing was like from the very beginning.
Q: I'm a school teacher - do you have facilities for educational visits?
A: Yes, definitely. For additional information on the array of exciting educational workshops available at the Centre for Computing History, please see our School Visits page or email us for further details and booking information at: firstname.lastname@example.org