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The Centre for Computing History is a hands-on interactive display of computers and game consoles that date back to the early sixties! From Pong to Pokémon, experience game play evolving. The display includes the huge computers of the sixties, the...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Unit 1 Rene Court 1 Coldhams Road | Coldhams Road, Cambridge CB1 3EW, England
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Absolutely amazing place -- not just for my geeky husband for our two small kids and me as well. Kept us all entertained for a couple of hours...and my husband will be returning with his Dad so that they can spend a whole day playing...More
There is a certain type of person who is going to relish spending half a day in here and immersing themselves in the tech of yesterday. It is true to say that for the purists there are going to be gaps but with a subject...More
As a child of the 70's I remembered a lot of what is in the museum and its well laid out with informative blurb on the exhibits.
The consoles through the ages, arcade games (beat the missus at Streetfighter repeatedly) and school computer room complete...More
A fabulous place to visit, I'm old and grew up with all this this tech. It brought back so many happy memories, of equipment that I used to own, and new gear that I just had drool over in magazines and the local computer shops...More
It is amazing to realise how far computing and allied technology has developed in half a lifetime and this is brought home by a visit to the Centre for Computing History. Delighted that so many old (and it feels not-so-old) computers have been brought together...More
Throughly recommended if you are nostalgic about computing things, have children, or as a school trip.
Lots of hands-on computers and consoles, although most are setup to play games.
The history is explained well and the biographies fascinating. There are also cameras, and other computer...More