List of computer museums

Below is a list of computers around the world, organized by continent and then alphabetically by location.

Asia

Russia

  • Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines , Moscow

South Korea

  • Nexon Computer Museum

Australia

  • The Nostalgia Box , Perth – Video Game Museum [1]
  • Powerhouse Museum – Has Computer Exhibit
  • Monash Museum of Computing History , Monash University [2]

Europe

Belgium

  • Information Technology Museum – Unisys Belgium, Brussels [3]

Croatia

  • Peek & Poke , Rijeka [4]

Finland

  • Rupriikki Media Museum , Tampere [5]
  • Finnish Museum of Games , Tampere [6]

Germany

  • Computerspielemuseum Berlin , Berlin – Video Game Museum
  • BINARIUM , Dortmund – Video Game and Personal Computer Museum [7]
  • Heinz Nixdorf Museums Forum , Paderborn [8]
  • Computermuseum der Fakultat Informatik , University of Stuttgart [9]
  • Oldenburger Computer-Museum , Oldenburg
  • Computeum , Munich – Computer Warehouse, Private Collection [10]
  • Deutsches Museum , Munich – Large Computer Collection in their Communications Exhibit
  • technikum29 living museum , Frankfurt – Working and under restoration.
  • Computerarchiv München , Munich
  • Computermuseum der Fachhochschule Kiel , Kiel

Ireland

  • Computer and Communications Museum of Ireland , National University of Ireland [11]

Italy

  • UNESCO Computer Museum , Padova [12]
  • All About Apple Museum , Savona [13]
  • VIGAMUS , Rome – Video Game Museum

The Netherlands

  • Computer Museum, University of Amsterdam [14]
  • HomeComputerMuseum , Helmond [15] – Interactief computermuseum. Kijk voor openingstijden op onze website. Open vanaf maart 2018 op from Kluisstraat te Helmond.
  • Computer Museum te Zwolle https://www.computermuseum.nl is 6 dagen per week open. Dinsdag t / m Zondag. Maandag gesloten, tenzij anders vermeld. Openings tijden zijn van10: 00 uur tot 17:00 uur. Het address is Westerlaan 51a – 8011CA te Zwolle. Om u een indruk te geven van de omvang says museum is op 1 verdieping van 3000 m2 (ongeveer een voetbalveld) en ook voor mindervalide toegankelijk.

Poland

* Muzeum Gry i Komputery Minionej Ery , Wroclaw [16]
* Muzeum Historii Komputerow i Informatyki , Katowice [17]

Slovenia

  • Computer Museum Društvo Računalniški Muzej , Ljubljana

Spain

  • Computer Museum Garcia Santesmases (MIGS), Complutense University [18]
  • Museum of Informatics , Polytechnic University of Valencia [19]

Switzerland

  • Bolo Museum , Lausanne

United Kingdom

  • The National Museum of Computing , Bletchley Park
  • The Center for Computing History , Cambridge
  • Retro Computer Museum , Leicester [20]
  • Science Museum, London , London
  • National Archive for the History of Computing , University of Manchester [21]
  • National Videogame Arcade , Nottingham
  • The Computing Futures Museum , Staffordshire University – In association with the BCS [22]
  • Museum of Computing , Swindon
  • Time Line Computer Archive , Wigton [23]
  • The Micro Museum , Ramsgate [24]
  • Home Computer Museum , Hull [25]

See also: Computer Conservation Society [26]

North America

Canada

  • Personal Computer Museum , Brantford
  • iMuseum , Montreal [27]
  • York University Computer Museum or YUCoM, York University
  • Nova Scotia First Museum , Annapolis Royal

United States

  • Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications and Computation , Glendale, Arizona [28]
  • Computer History Museum , Mountain View, California
  • DigiBarn Computer Museum , Boulder Creek, California
  • Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment , Oakland, California
  • The Tech Museum of Innovation , San Jose, California
  • Intel Museum , Santa Clara, California
  • The Computer Museum of America , Roswell, Georgia – Temporary Location Until Museum opens in 2017 [29]
  • The Topeka Computing Museum , Topeka, Kansas [30]
  • Charles Babbage Institute , University of Minnesota
  • American Computer & Robotics Museum , Bozeman, Montana
  • Rhode Island Computer Museum , North Kingstown, Rhode Island
  • Bugbook Historical Computer Museum , Floyd, Virginia
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History , Washington, DC –
  • Living Computer Museum , Seattle, Washington
  • Microsoft Visitor Center , Redmond, Washington
  • U.Va. Computer Museum , University of Virginia [31]
  • Museum of Computer Culture , Austin, Texas [32]
  • National Videogame Museum , Frisco, Texas [33]
  • Retro-Tech , Peoria, IL – Permanently closed on September 1, 2016
  • Digital Equipment Museum , Burlington, Massachusetts
  • The Jefferson Computer Museum , Jefferson County, Wisconsin [34]
  • The Strong , International Center for the History of Electronic Games , Rochester, NY – Focus on Retrogaming goal Many games are on vintage personal computers.

South America

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Online

  • Old Computer Museum – [1]
  • San Diego Computer Museum – Official Website – Physical Objects were donated to the San Diego State University Library
  • Obsolete Computer Museum- Official Website
  • Old-Computers.com – Official Website
  • HP Computer Museum – Official Website
  • Early Office Museum – Official Website
  • IBM Archives – Official Website
  • EveryMac.com – Official Website
  • Bitsavers.org – Website – Software and Document Archive
  • TAM (The Apple Museum) – Official Website – Apple Computers and Products
  • Rewind Museum – Official Website – Virtual museum with traveling exhibits physical
  • Virtual Museum of Computing
  • The Computer Collector – Official Website
  • New Computer Museum – Official Website
  • IPSJ Computer Museum – Official Website – Computers of Japan
  • MOCA – Museum of Computer Art – Official Website
  • Freeman PC Museum – Official Website
  • FEMICOM Museum – Official Website – Femininity in 20th century Video games, computers and electronic toys
  • Home Computer Museum – Official Website
  • Malware Museum – Official Website – Malware programs from the 80’s and 90’s that have been stripped of their destructive properties.

See also

  • Computer museum
  • List of video game museums

References

  1. Jump up^ “TheNostalgiaBox” . thenostalgiabox.com.au . Retrieved 6 September2016 .
  2. Jump up^ “Monash Museum of Computing History” .
  3. Jump up^ “Information Technology Museum – Unisys Belgium (Jacques Laffut Collection) – Brussels’ Museums” . www.brusselsmuseums.be .
  4. Jump up^ “PEEK & POKE Muzej Računala – Computer Museum” . www.peekpoke.hr .
  5. Jump up^ “Media Museum Rupriikki – Museokeskus Vapriikki” .
  6. Jump up^ “The Finnish Museum of Games – Museokeskus Vapriikki” .
  7. Jump up^ “[BINARIUM, Deutsches Museum der digitalen Kultur]” . www.binarium.de .
  8. Jump up^ KG, HDNET GmbH & Co. “HNF – Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum – The world’s biggest computer museum in Paderborn” . www.hnf.de .
  9. Jump up^ Krause, Klemens. “Computer Museum of the Faculty of Computer Science” . computermuseum.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de .
  10. Jump up^ “The Computeum, One Of The Biggest Computer Museums in Germany” . Hackaday . Retrieved 13 September 2016 .
  11. Jump up^ “Computer and Communications Museum of Ireland | MSPI Participants | Museums Standards Program for Ireland | Our Initiatives | Museums and Archives | The Heritage Council . www.heritagecouncil.ie . Retrieved 13 September 2016 .
  12. Jump up^ “FWT UNESCO Computer Museum Home Page” . musi.fwtunesco.org .
  13. Jump up^ “All About Apple Museum – The Alive Apple Museum in Italy” . All About Apple .
  14. Jump up^ “UvA Computermuseum” . ub.fnwi.uva.nl .
  15. Jump up^ “HomeComputerMuseum” . www.homecomputermuseum.nl .
  16. Jump up^ “Muzeum Gry and Komputery Minionej Ery Home Page” . www.gikme.pl.
  17. Jump up^ “Muzeum Historii Komputerow i Informatyki Ery Home Page” . www.muzeumkomputerow.edu.pl .
  18. Jump up^ “Complutense University of Madrid” . www.ucm.es .
  19. Jump up^ “Museum of Informatics” . www.upv.es .
  20. Jump up^ “Contact Us” . www.retrocomputermuseum.co.uk .
  21. Jump up^ “http://www.chstm.manchester.ac.uk/research/nahc/” . External link in(help ) |title=
  22. Jump up^ “The Staffordshire University Computing Futures Museum Home Page – a computer hardware museum / teaching resource on the Stafford campus of Staffordshire University, The Octagon, Beaconside, Stafford, Staffordshire, UK” . www.fcet.staffs.ac.uk .
  23. Jump up^ “Time Line Computer Archive” . t-lcarchive.org .
  24. Jump up^ “The Micro Museum – Computer Museum – Ramsgate Kent UK” . The Micro Museum – Computer Museum – Ramsgate Kent UK . Retrieved 13 September 2016 .
  25. Jump up^ “Computer Museum Home – Hull, Humberside UK” . www.homecomputermuseum.co.uk .
  26. Jump up^ “UK Computer Museums” . UK: Computer Conservation Society . Retrieved 2 September 2016 .
  27. Jump up^ http://imusee.net/ . Missing or empty( help ) |title=
  28. Jump up^ “Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications and Computation -Arizona’s Radio and Television Museum – Also History of Computers andComputation (SMECC)” . www.smecc.org .
  29. Jump up^ http://www.computermuseumofamerica.com/ . Missing or empty( help )|title=
  30. Jump up^ “The Topeka Computing Museum” . www.gateman.com .
  31. Jump up^ “The U.Va Computer Museum” . www.cs.virginia.edu . Retrieved 13 September 2016 .
  32. Jump up^ “Power up the Past!” . Retrieved 13 September 2016 .
  33. Jump up^ “National Videogame Museum” . www.nvmusa.org . Retrieved 25 September 2017 .
  34. Jump up^ “The Jefferson Computer Museum” . www.threedee.com .

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