Computer History Museum

The Computer History Museum is a museum established in 1996 in Mountain View, California. The Museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting the stories and artifacts of the information age, and exploring the computing revolution and its impact on our lives.

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Exhibitions and events

Mastering the Game - A History of Computer Chess

Permanent exhibition

The history of computer chess is a five-decade long quest to solve a difficult intellectual problem. The story starts in the earliest days of computing and reflects the general advances in hardware...

Selling the Computer - Computer Marketing Brochures in the Collection

Permanent exhibition

The brochures selected here (just a fraction of the Museum’s holdings in this area) show some of the more important technologies, companies, and applications in computing from 1948 to 1988. This...

The Babbage Engine

Permanent exhibition

Charles Babbage (1791-1871), computer pioneer, designed the first automatic computing engines. He invented computers but failed to build them. The first complete Babbage Engine was completed in...

Educational programs

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