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Group Tours & Self-Guided Visits for Adult Learners

Docent-Led Tours

Docent-led tours provide an interactive view of our permanent exhibition, Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. Trained docents share their deep knowledge and personal experience, offering visitors a unique opportunity to learn from industry insiders. 

Days & Times: Wednesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m.; Fridays, 1:30 p.m.
Duration: Approximately 1 hour
Participants: For groups of 10 to 30 (contact us for larger groups)
Language: English
Reservations: Required 8 weeks in advance
Changes: Must be received 5 days in advance (including changes to group size)
Cancellations: Must be received 2 weeks in advance to receive refunds

Self-Guided Visits

All exhibitions and demonstrations are open to self-guided groups. Instructors and group leaders are encouraged to design activities and resources that connect the Museum’s exhibits and resources to their classroom curriculum.

Days & Times: Wednesday-Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours (for all exhibits)
Participants: For groups of 10 to 60 (contact us for larger groups)
Reservations: Required 2 weeks in advance
Changes: Must be received 5 days in advance (including changes to group size)

Book a Docent-Led Tour or Self-Guided Visit

Please note that we cannot guarantee admission to groups without confirmed reservations. Groups touring Revolution receive a 10 percent discount on  purchases at the Museum store and café.

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Special Tours

Silicon Valley Icons

One-hour docent-led private tour explores Silicon Valley’s legendary products, entrepreneurs, and companies in the Revolution exhibit. Highlights include Apple I (1976), the computer that launched Apple Computer, autographed by cofounder Steve Wozniak, and Google Server Engine (1999), one of the server racks that helped launch the internet giant.

Exponential Innovation: The Roots of Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley

Forty-five-minute, docent-led private tour explores the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Silicon Valley traveling back in time from the dot com boom and bust of the early 2000s, through the birth of a homegrown Apple, Inc. and the innovations of Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, to spin-off legend Fairchild Semiconductor.

Scavenger Hunt

One-hour scavenger hunt through CHM’s signature Revolution exhibit highlights the stories of people, innovations, and companies through the lenses of entrepreneurship and the tech ecosystem of Silicon Valley that has thrived for over half a century.

 

Special tours are produced by the CHM Exponential Center.

Book a Special Tour

Days, times, and duration for special tours are flexible for up to 30 participants and larger groups may also be accommodated. Please contact us for dates and rates.

Directions and Parking

Individual cars may park in CHM’s front lot. Bus parking is available in the side lots. If no space is available, buses should park on the access road in areas that are not painted red.

Address

1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. 
Mountain View, CA, 94043 

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Contact us for more information about Tours and Group Reservations.

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