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Museum of Computing

6-7 Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN, England
+44 7834 375628
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My digital life before my very eyes!

This is a great little museum, it gave me the chance to see again some of the technology I grew up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AndyY144
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Worcester, United Kingdom
From Minecraft to Pacman!

I accompanied some schoolchildren from Swindon on a Coding Club trip and I felt that I had to write... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn S
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Swindon
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is well worth the visit and £2 entry fee. It was kind of like a stroll down technology memory lane. Great staff too! See Chris in the photo.

1  Thank janetremblin
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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very interesting even for a non-computer person like myself. My partner who does working in computing was enthralled. Talks were excellent and staff, who are all volunteers are lovely. I couldn't stand for too long as I wasn't that well and the staff always ensured...More

1  Thank ladyita
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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We came across this little gem, the staff were excellent in giving us further advice and information about this quirky user-friendly Interactive museum. Well worth a visit if you're passing.

1  Thank Angela J
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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit ! great collection of computers from different eras. you could touch a lot of exhibits and play on most of them with great selection of retro games available . It was educational as well fun with useful info posters placed near...More

1  Thank Irinzza
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Full of nostalgic machines had lots of fun with yesteryears computers and games consoles. Bargain too, play all the games for just £2

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing time in museum, you can actually play old Mario on Pcs there and many other oldschool games :-)

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

This place could be easily missed as it is the size of a shop. It has a very cheap entrance fee for the experience. This museum is very interactive with typewriters through to modern day video games and computers. Despite its size you can have...More

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MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it!

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