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Skip the Line:Retro Gaming & Computing @ The Centre for Computing History ticket provided by The Centre for Computing History

Skip the Line:Retro Gaming & Computing @ The Centre for Computing History ticket

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There is no other exhibition in the UK quite like this one! Uniquely interactive and hands on. This story of the home computer revolution is about people as much as it is about the computers themselves. Come and find out about those people, the tech that changed our world and the machines that you once to use ...
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2–5 hours
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  • Wheelchair accessible
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Orit M. wrote a review Feb 2020
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My kids said "why did you say it's a museum when it's an arcade?" Had to take them away from there kicking and screaming when the place closed because they just didn't want to leave... To be fair, I didn't want to leave either. Such an amazing place to spend a day, learning and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Clare Ruby Osca... T wrote a review Feb 2020
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I was 9, in north London. went to Tara’s house To load up a cassette game (remember to set volume to 7.5 Otherwise you may crash the game). Played hungry horace and cookie on her spectrum 48k....what a great museum to visit for some techno nostalgia. All the domestic and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Amanda B wrote a review Jan 2020
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We are a family of 4, with the kids being 9 & 12 yrs and big gamers. We had a fab time and loved that we could play on all the games. Loved the nostalgia element the most! All staff were lovely. Great afternoon!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Katie B wrote a review Jan 2020
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We were looking for something to kill a few hours and stumbled on this fantastic place of pure nostalgia. We were there for almost 3 hours and really enjoyed it, lots of factual information to look at which was all very interesting. What made it for us was the sheer number of
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Ben C wrote a review Jan 2020
Newport, United Kingdom11 contributions1 helpful vote
I took my 10 year old here, and we both had a great time. Much to see and do - including playing on actual vintage home computers and consoles. It absorbed us; four house later we walked out wondering where the time had gone. Very friendly staff, and interesting displays (for
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Date of experience: January 2020
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desireea588
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Computing history!
Great find of the museum hidden in the industrial area of the computers that led to where we are now Plenty of hand
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Tudormeade
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The ultimate experience for the computer historian
Wonderful opportunity to experience the huge range of computing equuipment from the very early origins of electroni
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gachunyau
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I went with a young person to this museum and had such a great time. They have computers to video games consoles. A
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Reeeeeviewer
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Great!
A great museum to go to. Get lost in the games they have available here, and learn about how computers have develop
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Tasty2121
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Great family fun
I went here a few months ago whilst we were in Cambridge area and it was fantastic for a decent price to say how mu
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Morag L
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A great place to visit even on the third time round
We brought friends here who were visiting from America. Every time we come there is more to see and do, and it's al
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Pauline F
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Wow
What a brilliant place...well worth the entrance and more...we all had 4 hours of reminiscing and fun..and the volu
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Steve M
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Great day out! Hands-on museum with loads of computers, consoles, retro-tech etc!
An amazing place full of amazing exhibits curated by amazing staff and amazing volunteers. Well worth the +5 hour r
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Mark H
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Great selection of old computing equipment.
Spent a happy hour or so looking at old computers I used to use as a child or with work. It's a great selection of
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SimBurton1985
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So many memories!
I visited here with my 10 year old boy, who does like to play games and use computers, but not to the (probably unh
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nWfaith
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Amazing place with awesome staff!
I’ve just finished my trip and what a place! Total nerd heaven... So many computers and consoles (most of which you
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Trollet65
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Interesting even for non-computer geeks
A small, off the main road museum managed by volunteers. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff and full of interest
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majorpete
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Joined up for a year, even if it is out of the way
I've taken out an annual membership, which means I can go back again and again. It's rather out of the way, which
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Wallythereddragon
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A very comprehensive collection of computers used here in Cambridge reflecting the development and rapid chances .
A very comprehensive collection of computers used here in Cambridge reflecting the development and rapid chances .
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dan1981brum
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Fascinating place!
Wasn’t really sure what to expect but this was a fascinating place. It looks strange on the outside but we were
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