Detail map of Mountain View, California, United States,Boston, Massachusetts, United States,Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

A: Mountain View, California, United States, B: Boston, Massachusetts, United States, C: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

Origins of the Computer History Museum

9/1979 to 1984 to 1996
<p>Inside the Walk-Through Computer at the Computer Museum in Boston: RAM on left, hard drive on right</p>

Inside the Walk-Through Computer at the Computer Museum in Boston: RAM on left, hard drive on right

In September 1979 Gordon and Gwen Bell, with the assistance Digital Equipment Corporation, founded the Digital Computer Museum inside Digital Equipment Corporation's office in Marlborough, Massachusetts. In 1984 the Bell's relocated the museum to Museum Wharf in downtown Bosto and changed its name to The Computer Museum. This evolved into the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, beginning with an initial move in 1996 to Moffett Field in Mountain View, California.

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