The Museum of Computing

The Museum of Computing
6-7 Theatre Square




07834 375628

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The first museum in Britain dedicated to computing opened in Swindon, February 2003. In June/July 2009 the Museum of Computing moved to new premises in Theatre Square between the Wyvern Theatre and the library.

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Opening hours

Friday 10:00-16:00
Saturday 9:30 - 17:00
There is disabled access.

Closed: Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Adults: £2.00
Students and concessions: £1.50
Children age 6-15: £1.00
Children under 5's: free
Family Ticket: £5

1970s/1980s computing hardware, software, printed materials, namely: Home computers; TV and handheld electronic games; portable computers; business systems; software; magazines, books and peripherals. Many rare items; regular magazine produced; regular lectures and events held. Visitors can also hook up many of the systems and play games or run software...

Collection details

Science and Technology, Toys and Hobbies

Key artists and exhibits

  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Electronic games
  • Major figures in the development of computers
  • The computer industry
  • Telecommunications