OT: First computer museum, was: Opening computer museums

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 18:44:07 CDT 2008

> I suppose it depends on the definition of "major", "museum" and
>  "depends".  But I recall IBM exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science
>  and Industry at about the same time that Hammond had a major exhibit
>  extolling their tonewheel technology for organs.  That would be what,
>  late 1950's, early 60's?  I recall a cutaway of a 305 RAMAC as being
>  part of the exhibit as well as some cool relay-operated pushbutton
>  exhibits.

Well, displaying a RAMAC when RAMACs were still in service is sort of
a big advertisement - not a whole lot of history.

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