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Museum of Computing

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Very Interesting

My partner is very interested in history of computers and this museum has alot, all sorts of of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rose D
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Dorset, United Kingdom
Excellent retro experience

Took my 4 children here they really enjoyed looking at and playing with the old computers and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bryan N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner is very interested in history of computers and this museum has alot, all sorts of of computers, adding machines, computer game consoles, monitors everything computer. The museum is run by a gentleman who is obviously passionate about computers and was extremely knowledgeable about...More

Thank Rose D
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 4 children here they really enjoyed looking at and playing with the old computers and consoles. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Bryan N
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Bryan, so glad you all enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great time spent here with my son who is into computing. A lot of old computers that show a great timeline of technology. with some interactive things to do.

Thank Raymond B
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 2 August 2018

With the rule "if it is working, you can use it gently", this place will give you the possibility of trying out different pieces of computer history like an Apple II, BBC Micro, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST or even different time points in video gaming...More

Thank Toryu
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Plenty of early stuff & you can play with most of it,well worth a visit. Check out the times, it is not always open

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic find - and right in the town where I live! A trip down memory lane seeing old tech like the Vic20 and ZX Spectrum. So much on display to look at. My daughter, visiting from the US, who is a tech geek...More

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MuseumofComputing, Owner at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 7 June 2018

I have been wanting to visit the museum for a long time - I'm only here 10-14 days a year (I leave in the USA) - and because the museum is run by volunteers, the hours of operation are a bit inconvenient. That is the...More

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much, so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is a great little museum, it gave me the chance to see again some of the technology I grew up with, and it makes you realise exactly how far computing has come in such a relatively short time. The great thing is that you...More

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you, I too 'invested' many hours in Space Invaders :-) Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 18 May 2018

I accompanied some schoolchildren from Swindon on a Coding Club trip and I felt that I had to write a review on what is one of Swindon's hidden gems. The coding session was extremely well delivered by Simon and everyone really enjoyed their wander around...More

1  Thank Glenn S
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you, it was great to see you all! Simon

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great museum which I’ve been meaning to visit for years! Finally visited and it was the best £2 I’ve spent for a long time. So many interesting displays. (Ex. Where the term “debugging” come from?) ...and reminders of items not seen since childhood. Run by...More

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you, so pleased you enjoyed it! (possibly the best title ever!) :-)

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