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Intel Corp and Museum

2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
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Nice, Well Thought-Out Displays

Intel has done a very good job of providing the public with an understanding of processors and how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SmmartyPants
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Free entrance and very interesting

It’s quite a small place but there is extensive info to be read and there are interactive exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EvitaKnits
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“silicon valley” (17 reviews)
“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Intel has done a very good job of providing the public with an understanding of processors and how they relate to development of modern technology. I was impressed by the company's leadership, development, and staff friendliness.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s quite a small place but there is extensive info to be read and there are interactive exhibits. Their staff are lovely and they have outdoor games for your small kids. The gift shop was great too. I got a lovely t shirt at a...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

As I grew up with using the first personal computer, this was quite interesting. I actually saw the PC that my dad had and that was passed on to me. The museum provides a real nice history of Intel but also everything that uses Intel...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We found the displays too scattered. We prefer a more chronological approach to technology museums. Would have liked to learn more about actual production of Intel chips. We would also have enjoyed seeing more devices from the past which utilised the Intel chips. Instead there...More

Thank Bloom1600
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This FREE museum is located in the Intel campus. It is small but very informative with interactive exhibits. Not sure parents with toddlers would enjoy but since it's free a short visit is ok. Highly recommend.

Thank TheMomfromCali
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Historical place. If you are in San Francisco you have to go to the heart of Silicon Valley and visit Intel museum. It is where the tech history began...

Thank Piotr H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I think this place is definitely worthwhile for anyone, especially tech enthusiasts. And it is for free. Well designed with lots of interesting facts and solid scientific background. This museum shows the history of processors and how they are built. Place was sort of under...More

Thank Acidov
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Only need a maximum of an hour. It’s a small visitor location but has some interesting information. No tours. Staff is very nice. A few interactive items.

Thank FamilyTraveler623
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

As a software engineer who has used Intel powered PCs for many years, this was a must see for me. It’s not a huge museum, but it’s well laid out and the exhibits are interesting. Also the gift shop is very reasonably priced. I was...More

Thank Matt O
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

A little dated perhaps, but interactive all the same. Given it is free to look round you have nothing to lose if you're interested in computers & tech. It's a fairly small place, but has a good shop for a few geeky items if you're...More

Thank phil_sllvn
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denke42
30 October 2017|
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Response from SnowbirdOntario | Reviewed this property |
No manufacturing tour but they explain the production process and have some models and photos and videos. The tour guides are very informative. You can walk through yourself but you will get a lot more out of it if you go on... More
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penguins2017
26 January 2017|
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can ask before hand to be on the safe side but if visiting at less busy times, they might be willing to accommodate you
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Beatrice S
22 June 2015|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
It's free to visit and walk around. They have guided tours as well but they fill up quickly.
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