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“Amazing collection. Great tour”

American Computer Museum
Ranked #5 of 63 things to do in Bozeman
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Owner description: CLOSED OCTOBER 14 - OCTOBER 31, 2017 FOR MAJOR REMODELING. REOPENING ON NOVEMBER 1, 2017. For both Techies and Non-Techies alike: Since 1990 - the world's oldest continually operating nonprofit museum dedicated to the History of the Information Age, Robotics & Social Networking. Inch for inch, the best museum in the world. - Edward O. Wilson, Professor Emeritus - HarvardAn eye-opener for nine-year-olds to ninety-nine-year-olds, and you'll find your conversations going back to it again and again. - Montana MagazineAs seen in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, Billings Gazette, Bozeman Daily Chronicle, ABC News, Vancouver Courier, New Yorker Magazine, USA Today, C-Span, ABC News, Distinctly Montana, and many other media outlets...
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We were given a comprehensive tour that was interesting and informative by Melissa Livingston. A hidden gem that is well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We saw this on Trip Advisor and decided to stop. We had 4 of our children with us (20,16,10,8) and they all enjoyed it. Lots of great history, and we still are talking about it on the ride. Really neat to see the history of communication/computers/technology/ etc... all in one place... Very well done! It took us about 1 hour to walk through it.

Thank twelve1212
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

We were not sure we had found the right place when we drove up to it. The history and exhibits were fantastic. The staff were very helpful and knowledgable. A lot of memories looking at the old machines. Of course, the kids had a laugh about some of it too. Well worth checking out on a visit to Bozeman.

Thank Derek C
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

during a recent overnight stay in Bozeman, we were searching for something to do with the kids and decided to check out this museum. Wow, we were pleasantly surprised. It sure does not look like a museum from the outside, but once you walk in and see all of the amazing exhibits, you cannot help but smile. Hubby and I had a blast from the past with some of the computers and video games and even cell phones from the 80's. A rich history of how far we have come in a relatively short time! The kids stayed interested and were awestruck what "old technology" looked like. And, there was no admission fee - just by donation. It was not hard to offer up some $$ for what we got to see.

Thank misst301
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Tucked away in a nondescript building a few blocks from the much better known Museum of the Rockies, the American Computer Museum is a gem of a find. Computers play a pivotal role in our daily lives, and the ACM will tell you how they got that way through a series of small exhibit rooms packed with history that cover humankind's attempts to harness the power of machines to ease our thinking. In our party of four, just two people were actually interested in computers--but everyone was fascinated. From the first computer (would you believe 80 BC!) to the latest attempts to synthesize the human neural network, with side trips to see Robby the Robot, the ACM is a delight and easy to squeeze in between other activities. And did I mention that's it's free?

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