Health & Safety Guidelines

A safe and enjoyable experience is important to us. In response to COVID-19, we’ve added precautions to help safeguard our staff and visitors. 
We ask that everyone coming to CHM observe the guidelines listed below.

10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, CA 94043 
(650) 810-1010 


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COVID-19 Guidelines (Revised as of 4/27/22)

  •  Visitors ages six and above must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a valid photo ID.
  • Visitors who provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours are exempt from vaccination requirements.
  • Children ages five and under are exempt from vaccination requirements.
  • Valid forms of proof of vaccination include: An original, a copy, or a picture of your CDC vaccination card; or personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California or by an approved private company. 
  • Masks are recommended but not required except during docent-led tours and demonstrations.
  • Visitors should maintain physical distancing and keep at least six feet from others whenever possible.  
  • Please wash hands and use hand sanitizer regularly during your visit.


For more information on COVID-related guidelines, visit Frequently Asked Questions


Non-COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Personal non-flash photography is permitted throughout the exhibition areas. Use of flash, tripods, or other equipment is prohibited. 
  • Food and drink are not permitted in the exhibition areas.
  • Historical artifacts are priceless and easily damaged. Please do not touch them. 
  • Tickets are non-refundable. 
  • The Museum is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • No backpacks or luggage are allowed in the exhibition areas. Coat check is available for all visitors.