Come and see 70 years of technology from desktops, portables, laptops and Apple Macs, to games consoles, handhelds, arcade games, calculators and more...Exhibits are hands-on, rather that just stored in glass cabinets and visitors are able to play old fashioned computer games, including Pong, Sonic The Hedgehog and Space Invaders. Exhibits also include a rare 1989 Nintendo Power Glove and a Science of Cambridge Mark 14, which was the first computer designed by Sir Clive Sinclair. At any one time, about 10% of the collection is in the main display. The Museum of Computing was the first dedicated computer museum in the UK, opening in 2003. It is a non-for-profit Company limited by guarantee and is run entirely by volunteers.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£3.00 per ticket|
|Concession||£2.00 per ticket|
|Family||£8.00 per ticket|
|children 6-15yrs||£2.00 per ticket|
All children under 14yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Last admission at 16:15
- Accessible to Wheelchair Users
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Our display area is accessible by wheelchair
- Open All Year
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On Bus Route
- Parking (charge) - There are several car parks close by, Islington Street open-air and the Wyvern multi-storey car parks.
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards children
- Marketed towards families
- Marketed towards senior citizens
- Marketed towards student/youth
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted - Tel. 01793 492256 for information.
- Guided Tours Available for Groups - Tel. 07834 375628 for information.
- Groups Accepted
Map & Directions
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good40
- Venture44562636002Trip Type:FamilyComputer MuseumMonday, 21st February 2022An amazing attraction, in a small venue, will take you back over the decades, staff are very informative and helpful. Definitely worth the visit. Read full review
- Seaside01637810252Trip Type:FamilySmall but very well equippedSunday, 13th March 2022Took my 9 year old son here on Saturday having never been before. Brilliant for nostalgia value and was great to show him how games used to be ‘in the good ol days’ (he seemed less than convinced but... Read full review
- Jah684Trip Type:FamilyFab Little FindMonday, 14th March 2022Great place for any Gamer, or if interested to see how technology has changed so much over the years. More then friendly atmosphere, will be returning Read full review
- TripAdvisor Awards TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015