Computer Museums

By January 14th, 2020

These pages attempt to give some of the history of CSIRO’s use of computing in its research, focussing mainly on the large shared systems and services.

Last updated: 14 Jan 2020.
Robert C. Bell
Status: Initial version

This page is an off-shoot of my Computing History pages, and attempts to build information about computing museums.


Wikipedia – List of computer museums

This has only 4 entries for Australia, only some of which are correct.

Australian Computer Museum Society Inc

Wikipedia – Powerhouse Museum – now the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences

Monash – Museum of computing history

Other Australian sites include:

HP Computer Museum, Melbourne Australia

Max Burnet museum pictures




– cobweb – maybe moved to the Living Computer MuseumSeattle, Washington


See also the following Appendices from the CSIRO Computing History pages.

Appendix 5: References

(in preparation)

Appendix 6: Resources

(in preparation)