Exhibits

PDP-1 Demo Lab

This 1-ton “minicomputer,” designed in 1959 by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), captivated an early generation of hackers with revolutionary real-time capability, interactivity, graphics, and an addictive game called SpaceWar! See demonstrations of the box that made Rolling Stone magazine rave, “Ready or not. Computers are coming to the people.”

DEMONSTRATIONS

Following the general advisories on public groups & assembly by the Santa Clara County Health Department, we are temporarily suspending all public tours and demonstrations until further notice.

EXPERIENCE THE PDP-1 AND SPACEWAR! IN ACTION

  • First and third Saturday of every month, 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.

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