The Centre for Computing History, Cambridge

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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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  • Inside an unassuming building hidden away in an industrial estate is a mind-boggling array of fascinating technology from through the ages. The information boards are really well done, interesting... 
    Inside an unassuming building hidden away in an industrial estate is a mind-boggling array of fascinating technology from through the ages. The information boards are really well done, interesting...  more »
  • Visited here with our son, what a great place. Really good to look back at all the old gaming consoles and technology and to be able to play them as all included in the price. The staff I spoke to... 
    Visited here with our son, what a great place. Really good to look back at all the old gaming consoles and technology and to be able to play them as all included in the price. The staff I spoke to...  more »
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  • Lovely place, well set out, plenty to do. It gets a bit chilly in the main warehouse so if you plan to go for several hours on a cold day wear thick socks! Kids loved it, hubby was amused and I loved reading all the history. We will definitely visit again!
  • The museum itself is great. Plenty to look at for the computer history enthusiast. Only thing is the signage to find it is non existent. Had to stop in Topps Tiles to ask where it was. They very kindly pointed me in the right direction. Obviously I am not the only one that struggled to find it as they said they have 10-15 people a week going in to ask... maybe something you could look at??

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