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Computer History Museum

1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1311
+1 650-810-1010
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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1311
1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043-1311
+1 650-810-1010
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Information overload. So much invention that change our lives for the better and this museum literally shows it. Here you will discover that being bigger is so much better. Bigger means more expensive... but with technology- the smaller it is, the more advance. This place...More

Thank Weiss W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum that's have a lot of nice and interesting items. The only thing that was not okay is the noise level. The museum has a lot of videos and the run all the time, even when nobody is watching. The staff and guides...More

Thank Einar K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place I got a discounted tickets on groupon kids 10 and under are free (there isn't much to do for younger children 5 and under) there are two exhibits one is more hands on for younger children. The second one has A...More

Thank zezee73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Special birthday trip for husband; he geeked out! - I found the place interesting and relatively accessible, even to non-tech me. We spent 6 hours there!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If getting up close and personal with a real IMP (the first routers of the internet) gets you excited, if seeing parts of a univac and a reconstructed Babbage engine makes you shiver, this is the place for you. With exhibited from early adding devices...More

1  Thank dcpalter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum starts the history lesson with the abacus and ends with what comes next in today's world. There are 20 venues with over 1100 items in which you are able to look, touch, and listen. There are also two demo labs to try a...More

Thank Lois67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For being in the midst of Silicon Valley this place like like the wal mart of museums. The mans room had one urinal. And while washing my hands the guy opening the toilet opened his door which hit me in the butt. 7-11s have bigger...More

1  Thank MapGuy414
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and i both have IT backgrounds going back to the 70s, so we really loved this museum. It is well put together with good short oral histories. Amazing collection of IT gear and a good first section showing early calculating devices. Spent about 3...More

Thank CanberraFamilygirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish I'd spent longer, great technology relics with very understanding guides. The museum caters for entry level visitors, but has huge interest for veteran IT geeks also

Thank Mark-R-II
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits themselves are interesting with many historical artifacts and a self driving car circa 2014. Some of the information seems dated having been compiled in 2014 - a testament to the lightening speed of advancement in the digital technology. I️ would imagine everything at...More

Thank Cincylitigator
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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.