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Intel Corp and Museum

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Address: 2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
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You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85%...

You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.

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An interesting tour of the beginnings of Intel from the first chip to a multinational business. Lots to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Waterford, New York
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Waterford, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An interesting tour of the beginnings of Intel from the first chip to a multinational business. Lots to see.

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This corporate museum needs some updating but is still a very fun experience, and at no cost to the public. We enjoyed reading the history of Intel and seeing how the chip innovation has evolved over the years and, literally changed our lives. But, the most recent history is missing so I hope exhibit updates are in the works!

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Curious about how semiconductors and technology? The Intel museum is like an expanded science fair project. Expect to learn something about the magic that makes all our devices work -- electronics, transistors, semiconductors, processors -- overlaid with a history lesson and some understanding about commerce and industry. This is not just a promotional corporate exhibit. You will see nicely done,... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The topic might seem mundane but there is a lot of development history and interactive displays for families. Good for at least an hour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the corporate HQ, the guide in this small museum explains how chips are made and the history. You can also take photos of yourself in a 'moon suit', try on the 'clean room' clothes, visualize the tininess of the chip. Allow only about 30 minutes. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View is way more extensive, requiring several... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to learn and see the history of Intel. Great displays, activities and very helpfull staff. Recommend everyone to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It all depends on how interested you are in silicon and Intel's corporate propaganda. Mildly amusing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Walk right in, friendly staff to help, free, but ask for a tour. Small room, but it has the history of Intel and all about chips. A little interactive with touch screens for more information. Gift store next door.

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was like going through a digital time capsule. I liked that they made it interactive and still interesting using facts on how far they have advanced their microprocessors. Definitely worth the stop if you're interested in technology.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Free admission down memory lane and read about the various x86 and Pentium based computers I owned. You will probably spend an hour or 2 here unless you have a strong passion for technology and 3 hours isn't enough. There is a small Intel store where you can buy souvenirs. It's not a must see attraction but it's free and... More 

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