Computing Museum in Swindon
Computing Museum in Swindon

Computing Museum in Swindon

Are you interested in computing and want to learn more about the history behind it? Then the museum of computing is the place for you! The museum is run by volunteers and is a non-profit organisation, meaning all of the costs go back into running the museum.

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At the museum, you will get the opportunity to see how much technology has progressed through the decades and admire the old tech and even get a first-hand experience with the equipment there.

You will get the chance to learn how we progressed from giant monitors to slim and from floppy disks to pen sticks! You will also get a chance to play on all of their old gaming consoles that they have such as the enormous arcade machines and play on their classic consoles such as the Atari and SNES (Super Nintendo entertainment system) which was released in 1990! If you are an avid gamer then this is a must-add to your stack!

  • Open every Saturday from 9:30 am to 4 pm
  • Prices – Adult £3, Concession £2, Under 16s £2, Under 5s Free, Family £8, Children’s club £6

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