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Computer History Museum

1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1311
+1 650-810-1010
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1311
+1 650-810-1010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great and compact exhibition of the history of how computing started and how far we have reached.... a great learning experience for the young ones and a recap for the earlier generation!! Could be made more interesting with demonstration and commentary....

Thank Rajat K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here because my husband is interested in computers and programming. I'm not, and while I figured I'd find a few interesting things, I was surprised by how much I really liked this museum. It really goes into the evolution of computers starting with...More

1  Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum offers a very thorough history of the computer. Most things were above my (accounting background) head, but many other techie types seemed to be enjoying it a ton, even taking pics of the exhibits. The gift shop had a lot of cute and...More

1  Thank Unicent
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lot of fun and I was wondering where my mother took my childhood gadgets. Now I know. I highly recommend doing this one while visiting or working there. Plan an afternoon or day to see everything.

Thank Stacy-n-Rob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was really a great surprise for me. I had thought it would of course be interesting hence why I went in the first place but I can honestly say it is a must see. I arrived mid afternoon thinking I would have plenty...More

1  Thank barrogers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here on a whim because my little brother suggested it. I ended up getting in free because of a Bank of America promotion they had going on that day. It was really near and interesting. They cover everything from the abacus to modern...More

Thank fantasia035
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the best computer museum you can find. They have everything from calculator to the latest computer and everything in between; softwares, hardwares and even video games. I love being here and I learn a lot. Besides, it's the best museum in the Mountain View...More

Thank Jady S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time going to my local museum and had a wonderful time. Got a two for one ticket price on Groupon and headed out to see what it was all about. Easy to find, park and, enjoy. The exibits were wonderful, chronological, and easy for...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I randomly went in the evening close to before they closed and the tickets were a reduced price. We had more than enough time to walk around and enjoy the museum. It's very well done and extremely educational. I was happily surprised.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see Silicon Valley history, as well as how all the technology eventually arrived. They have a lot of old equipment (looks like my garage) on display, and even have quite a few short talks by the people who invented the stuff on...More

Thank Mark G
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15 May 2015|
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Response from R P | Reviewed this property |
yes, i also went on sunday.....
Perry B
9 March 2015|
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Response from Brin651 | Reviewed this property |
There are 400 free parking spots in front of the museum. Adult admission is $15. Students with an ID, Active Military with ID and Seniors 65+ are $12. Children 12 and under are free.
Pau E
27 February 2015|
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Response from Lapster2011 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours is a good estimate. The demo on the Difference engine took about 1/2 hour alone.