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Visit to The Computer Museum

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A visit to "The Computer Museum" - Jim Austin's collection of computers in the heart of the East Riding of Yorkshire

Date and Time

16 March 2013 - 14:00-17:00

Location

FIMBER, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Yorkshire North local network.


About this event

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The Computer Museum houses a large collection of computers that has been built over the last 25 years by Prof. Jim Austin. The collection holds over 500 machines and focuses on small machines to very large mainframes and supercomputers. The aim has been to save machines that would otherwise be forgotten!  The machines are from 1960's onwards, often used only for scientific research.

Programme

Visit starts at 14:00

Finish no later than 17:00

Reasons to attend

If you are interested in the history of technology and computers this will be a rare chance to view a remarkable display of historical machines.

Additional information

Please use own transport to get to the museum:

Directions from York:  Take the A166 to Stamford Bridge. Continue on the road until Fridaythorpe. Take the first left after the petrol station, to Fimber. On entering Fimber take the first left. Look for Corner House Farm on the left after the church.

please contact patrickmason@ayup-ltd.co.uk for further information

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