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Computer History Museum

  • Address:
    1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
    Mountain View, CA 94043

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About

Spend a day at the Computer History Museum and find out why computer history is 2,000 years old. Learn about computer history´s game-changers in the museum's multimedia exhibitions. Play a game of Pong or Spacewar or listen to computer pioneers tell their story from their own perspective. Discover the roots of today´s Internet and mobile devices. See over 1,100 historic artifacts, including some of the very first computers from the 1940's and 1950's.

The Computer History Museum is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images.

Looking for meeting space for an outdoor event in Silicon Valley? Our Concourse is available for outside events! Here are the specifications for the Concourse:

- 10,000 sq. ft. of designed turf and hardscape with large defined geometric patterns and shapes.

- Canopied dining patio deck with windsails and stamped concrete surfaces.

- Exterior lighting throughout the space ideal for evening events.

- 4 casual fire pits with Adirondack seating arrangements.

- Color changing entry walkway.

- Ten built-in twenty amp electrical circuits.

- Free Wi-Fi.

The Concourse adjoins the main museum lobby and café area (4,500 sq. ft.) creating an indoor / outdoor experience!

Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 11,777
  • Total Sq. Ft. 20,516
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Theatre Capacity 400
  • Outdoor Capacity 10,000 sq. feet
  • Banquet Capacity 400
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 350
Grand Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 11777
  • Width: 83
  • Length: 165
  • Height: 11
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 350
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Hahn Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5537
  • Width: 80
  • Length: 70
  • Height: 19
  • Theater Capacity: 400
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 369
Gallery
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2252
  • Width: 120
  • Length: 40
  • Height: 13
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 70
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Boole
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 950
  • Width: 31
  • Length: 29
  • Height: 18
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 63
Concourse (Outdoor Space)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 10000
Events