Science Museums in the South Bay

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Computer History Museum (Mountain View)

The Computer History Museum holds one of the worlds largest collections of computing artifacts with four different exhibits. It also holds events year round dedicated to celebrating computer history including a highly respected speaker series with scholarly historical perspectives from leading innovators, industry giants, engineers and scientists. The Museum also hosts special events including industry commemorative reunions, technology conferences and computer fairs to capture and preserve stories and artifacts from the people who were instrumental in making computer history.

Intel Museum (Santa Clara)

The Intel Museum in Santa Clara, California celebrates 40 years of Intel silicon technology history and innovation through more than 30 interactive exhibits, educational programs, docent led tours, and family fun. The museum is 10,000 square feet of interactive learning located within Intel Corporations headquarters in Santa Clara.

Moffett Field Museum (Mountain View)

The museum displays artifacts reflecting the roles of military and NASA assigned to or operating out of Moffett Field. Exhibits include the USS Macon, blimps and balloons.

NASA Ames Exploration Center (Mountain View)

The facility has multiple interactive exhibits and scientific videos covering astronomy and space travel as well as other topics. It houses the largest immersive theater on the west coast that presents at least four different movies and special 3D effects on a curved 40 foot wide screen.