Sunday, February 10, 2008

Computer History Museum, Mountain View

If you are a computer buff you'll enjoy the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, just across the street from Microsoft's big Silicon Valley Building and around the corner from Google HQ.

Here, displays and old machines tell the story of the birth of modern computing and highlight many of the key innovations and innovators of the past. A room full of old computers - many far less powerful than your cell phone - is a clear indication of how far we've come with modern technology.

California Travel

Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas

In Las Vegas if you get bored with the Casinos and nightlife - or even if you don't - you might want to venture just a few miles off the strip to the Atomic Testing Museum, an intriguing set of exhibits that explore the history of Atomic testing which was largely carried out in the huge open desert areas just west of Las Vegas.

Nevada History
Atomic Testing Museum Website