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Museum of Computing

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Excellent visit and brought back nostalgic memories of days gone by Was great to show our kids how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andy M
Great nostalgic fun and learning too

Came as a leader of a youth group. Had prearranged with the curator to do some work with coding... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Tom M
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We saw the summer holiday activities advertised so decided to take the children (3 and 7) to the Lego day. They were completely engrossed in building sections of the giant wall mural. They loved it!! And they absolutely loved playing on the consoles!! The staff...More

3  Thank Eirysmun
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Based on all the great reviews here I took my Mum here on her birthday to pass a bit of time since Swindon just happens to be half way be London and where she lives. It was "ok". If you're passing it's worth popping in...More

3  Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent visit and brought back nostalgic memories of days gone by Was great to show our kids how computers and computer games were when we were their age and we all really enjoyed having a go on the exhibits

Thank Andy M
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed it, thank you!

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Came as a leader of a youth group. Had prearranged with the curator to do some work with coding, which was good fun making our own version of Space Invaders! Then had a look around the gallery which was brilliant! So many classic computer and...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Brought back memories of the 'old days'. Small place, but interesting. Worth a quick visit if you have time to spare

Thank wpfs
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

So glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 30 August 2018

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 31 August 2018

Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 25 August 2018 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 28 August 2018

Thank you Bryan, so glad you all enjoyed it!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

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 24 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 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

1  Thank peterandjenny282
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

1  Thank 1972jonathan
MuseumofComputing, Owner at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 8 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

Thank dr0ff0
MuseumofComputing, Manager at Museum of Computing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much, so glad you enjoyed it!

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