The Centre for Computing History
Rene Court, Coldham's Rd, Cambridge CB1 3EW, UK
About The Centre for Computing History
The Centre for Computing History is a computer and video game museum based in Cambridge, UK. There's over 36,000 exhibits here and It hosts hands-on exhibitions, educational workshops, and a wide range of activities and events. Most importantly, it makes the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages.
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