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Computer History Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

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About Computer History Museum

The museum presents stories and artifacts of the information age and explores the computing revolution and its impact on society. The museum claims to house the largest and most significant collection of computing artifacts in the world. This includes many rare or one-of-a-kind objects such as a Cray-1 supercomputer as well as a Cray-2, Cray-3, the Utah teapot, the 1969 Neiman Marcus Kitchen Computer, an Apple I, and an example of the first generation of Google's racks of custom-designed web ser


Attractions Near Computer History Museum

Googleplex
Googleplex1.05km from Computer History Museum

The Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc. It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California.The original complex, with 2 million square feet of office space, is the company's second largest square footage assemblage of Google buildings, after Google's 111 Eighth Avenue building in New York City, which the company bought in 2010.

Shoreline Amphitheatre
Shoreline Amphitheatre1.43km from Computer History Museum

This is an outdoor amphitheater located in Mountain View, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The venue has a capacity of 22,500, with 6,500 reserved seats and 16,000 general admission on the lawn. he venue has hosted popular music festivals such as Lollapalooza and Ozzfest, and also developer conferences such as the Google I/O.

Shoreline Lake Events
Shoreline Lake Events2.25km from Computer History Museum

Shoreline Lake Boathouse & Bistro in Mountain View provide visitors with a convenient way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and still take advantage of the great food, private event facilities, water sports, and other types of urban recreation this region offers.It provides indoor and outdoor meeting and banquet facilities, and space rental accommodations for company picnics, weddings, birthdays, corporate and team-building functions.

Los Altos History Museum
Los Altos History Museum4.82km from Computer History Museum

A majestic museum, that showcases the history of Los Altos and surrounding areas, including the transformation of the agricultural paradise once known as the "Valley of Heart's Delight" into the high-tech Silicon Valley. The museum features both a permanent exhibit as well as temporary exhibits.

Baylands Nature Preserve
Baylands Nature Preserve5.49km from Computer History Museum

This is the largest tract of undisturbed marshland remaining in the San Francisco Bay. Fifteen miles of multi-use trails provide access to a unique mixture of tidal and fresh water habitats. The preserve encompasses 1,940 acres in both Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, and is owned by the city of Palo Alto. It is an important habitat for migratory shorebirds and is considered one of the best birdwatching spots on the West Coast.

Redwood Grove Nature Preserve
Redwood Grove Nature Preserve5.8km from Computer History Museum

Redwood Grove Nature Preserve is a 6.12 acre facility, which contains picnic tables, a boardwalk along Adobe Creek, and a Hillside Trail. It showcases a range of California ecosystems including redwood forest, the riparian floodplain of Adobe Creek, oak woodland, and native meadow. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do.

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Home to Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County is an economic center for high technology and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world. The county's concentration of wealth, primarily due to the tech industry, has made it the most affluent county on the West Coast of the United States and one of the most affluent places in America.

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