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Intel Corp and Museum

2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
+1 408-765-0503
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It's free...and they've got transistors!

Honestly, there is not much to see there. Well, if you've never seen a wafer and were curious what... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Yes educational museums can be fun

Let's be honest, you would expect this to be a geek thing or a marketing bonanza but you'd be... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Glen M
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You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
+1 408-765-0503
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Honestly, there is not much to see there. Well, if you've never seen a wafer and were curious what it looks like, then for sure do come and plan to spend about 15-20 minutes there. There is also a shop, but I find it hard...More

1  Thank gruimed
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Let's be honest, you would expect this to be a geek thing or a marketing bonanza but you'd be wrong. I'm happy to say that it was informative and at times fun. The history of technology development mixed with the personal stories of the people...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have worked at Intel and decided to invite family. Kids like museum, but it's too small. Computer museum at Mountain view is much bigger and interesting...

Thank Sergey_Firsov
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a very enjoyable tour through the Intel Museum. The museum tour is free and can be self-directed or with a tour guide. We walked through ourselves initially as we waited until the next official tour began. We found the tour with the tour...More

Thank SnowbirdOntario
Reviewed 23 August 2017

we visited the museum and we recommend to visit it if you go in this part of country. it's free and instructive !

Thank benoitl2004
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Absolutely a must see to understand the evolution of the microchip and how it has influenced our life. It is amazing to see how chips were and are developed

Thank erodrig26
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's a small place and there was a field trip when I went and so I didn't get to really enjoy it all as well as I would have liked. Interesting though. And it's free so might as well visit.

Thank Mikey B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This museum tells the story it needs to tell of the history of the Intel Corporation but could be so much larger. Also felt like Andy Grove didn't get as much billing as Robert Noyse and Gordon Moore. Gift shop had very little to choose...More

Thank TREVI36
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is the place to go and see where it all started in Silicon Valley. If your going to Great America, your only 5 mins away .

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This museum has a very extensive exhibit on the history of Intel and the manufacturing process for the microchip. We had a tour from Sara and she was very engaging and knowledgeable. If you are interested in this subject then this museum is a must-see....More

1  Thank southerntraveller13
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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
26 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
can ask before hand to be on the safe side but if visiting at less busy times, they might be willing to accommodate you
Beatrice S
22 June 2015|
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.