American Computer Museum, Bozeman
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Great exhibits regarding computers and the tech revolution of the last 50 years --- although the exhibits go back further connecting the dots to today. Great fun with the kids and the grandparents!! M... read more »
We had a couple of hours to kill before a flight from Bozeman. Went to Museum of the Rockies and discovered it wasn't about the Rockies per se but more about dinosaurs. (I gather it's great btw - but ... read more »
Truly a hidden gem. At first sight you think it may not be much but by the time you get through all the displays you realize it is quite impressive. A job well done. And the only cost is a free will o... read more »
A very interesting exhibition showcasing everything from a Babylonian stone tablet to the Apollo mission's onboard computer! Highlights include: -) The first ever personal calculator (signed by inventors) -) Copy of Altair Basic (signed by Gates and Allen) -) A missile guidance system (onboard computer) -) Many original historic documents including accounts of payments to Samuel Morse by the US government and several original war telegraphs from Lincoln's time -) A NASA ground control mainframe (last of its kind) -) An ant's brain (under a microscope, of course) Plus an exhibition dedicated to the history of the Enigma machine and the Turing Bombe. The staff were extremely friendly! Admission was free but donations were welcome.
Wonderful display from Cuneiform to the latest communications and technology. Enigma display and description on Bomba de-coders was fabulous. I highly recommend a tour for all ages.
While it may seem quiet and unassuming from the outside, this museum if filled to the brim with fantastic exhibits and materials. I can spend the whole afternoon in here as an adult, and my kiddos stay occupied for a long time too! Admission prices are on a donation basis.
Excellent displays. A wide collection of early personal computers.
Awesome place. Would recommend taking an hour or so out of your day to stop by!
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