We offer a variety of online activities and resources that introduce technological and historical concepts in fun and engaging ways for learners of all ages.
To explore CHM’s onsite educational workshops and events, please visit Connect. For an overview of onsite and online resources, please visit Activities and Resources.
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CHM teamed up with award-winning Kikim Media for a three-part documentary called Silicon Valley: The Untold Story. Developed for college and adult learners, these discussion guides provide provocative guidelines for in-depth exploration of the innovation ecosystem in Silicon Valley: what works and why.
What word of advice would you give to someone who is thinking about starting a company? Is there a story that reminds you of challenges faced, obstacles overcome, or important lessons learned? Hear what Silicon Valley founders and innovators had to say.
News articles about gender discrimination and the sexual harassment of women at work are sparking a much-needed conversation. How can we be part of the solution? Use the guides in your classroom, at work, with a group of friends, or around the dinner table.
Source code is a form of expression with its own idioms and styles. It's also a historical relic that reveals how programmers have developed solutions that underpin the software that has changed our world. Explore our source code releases from MacPaint and QuickDraw, Eudora, Xerox Alto, and more.
Through a variety of activities that capitalize on CHM's core strengths, the Exponential Center is exploring what the VC industry does, how it works, and what happens when venture capitalists and entrepreneurs join forces to create a company.
The stories of our Fellow Award honorees are preserved for future generations in our Hall of Fellows. Past Fellows include NASA's Margaret Hamilton, the World Wide Web's Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Pixar's Ed Catmull, SRI's Doug Engelbart, NASA's Katherine Johnson, and Apple's Steve Wozniak.
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Did you know that many of our current and past exhibits have online counterparts? Visit Exhibits for a complete listing.
We also offer docent-led and self-guided tours, plus special group tours. Visit Public Tours & Group Reservations to learn more.
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CHM stewards the world’s leading collection and archive chronicling the history and impact of computing and technological innovation. Our collecting scope is expansive with unique perspectives into the online world, entrepreneurship, and software.
Explore CHM’s informative and engaging timelines to learn something new about key events, people, documents, and artifacts in the history of computing. Access our Timeline of Computing History, This Day in History, and more.
With over a thousand in-depth interviews and demonstrations, CHM’s oral history collection is one of the most comprehensive on the subjects of computing, technological innovation, web, entrepreneurship, and networking.
Sit in a Waymo self-driving car, learn Photoshop from the pros, experience the sights and sounds of classic computing, try your hand at coding, and discover why computer history is more than 2,000 years old. Discover all this and more in CHM’s onsite and online exhibits.
The CHM blog engages and showcases perspectives from our vibrant community. We host media, words, ideas, and insights. We take you behind the scenes of our public and educational programming and our collecting and exhibit efforts.
CHM connects our community to diverse viewpoints and unique perspectives at the intersection of technology and humanity. Our events facilitate dialogue, promote community, stimulate debate, encourage creativity, and further civic discourse.
The Exponential Center captures the legacy and advances the future of entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world. We collect and share the stories of founders and builders of the Digital Age.
The Software History Center collects and preserves historical software, archives, and oral histories. The center explores people-centered stories, documents software-in-action, and leverages the Museum’s rich collections to tell the story of software.
From MP3 to broken dreams of a “world brain,” the Internet History Program explores our connected world through events, publications, and a comprehensive series of physical and online exhibits.