The Centre for Computing History, Cambridge

4.7
#2 of 12 in Museums in Cambridge
Established to create a permanent public exhibition that tells the story of the Information Age, the computer museum preserves and presents a collection of important computers and related artifacts. It spotlights the people behind the inventions and records the information necessary to inspire and enthuse future generations.
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  • As a child of the 70's I remembered a lot of what is in the museum and its well laid out with informative blurb on the exhibits. The consoles through the ages, arcade games (beat the missus at Streetf...  more »
  • A fabulous place to visit, I'm old and grew up with all this this tech. It brought back so many happy memories, of equipment that I used to own, and new gear that I just had drool over in magazines an...  more »
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  • This is a fantastic place to visit to learn and reminisce about all things computers, retro video games, old arcade machines, history of the computer (more specifically the history of Cambridge and the computer) and much more. The museum is well laid out but absolutely packed full of computers/consoles all of which you are able to use. It's great to take a trip down memory lane or to discover something new. Reasonable price, lots of events which take place throughout the year and aimed at all ages, perfect for families. The cafe is your normal snack bar so no full meals unfortunatey but the gift shop has plenty on offer with retro related items and other items to remember your visit. Overall it's a highly recommend place to visit if you are in Cambridge and certainly worth it for Computer and Video game enthusiasts.
  • Really great place to visit to learn about the history of computers, computer games the internet. Lots of interactive stuff to including games to play and computer to program. Will definitely visit again.
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