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Fuerstenallee 7, 33102 Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 5251 306660
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Worth a trip, but needs updating

A pleasant, well presented museum of various computing tech over the years. Particularly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids loved the mobile robots!

Entertaining young kids can sometimes be hard work but not here. The museum is very interactive... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
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16 Mar 2017
“Worth a trip, but needs updating ”
26 Jan 2017
“Kids loved the mobile robots!”
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Fuerstenallee 7, 33102 Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 5251 306660
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A pleasant, well presented museum of various computing tech over the years. Particularly enjoyed seeing the "enigma" machine and the working telephone exchange. Two areas for improvements 1. Most of the information is all in German. However, there are some exceptions (particularly the signs that...More

Thank Jonny_Boughton
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Entertaining young kids can sometimes be hard work but not here. The museum is very interactive with lots of bits and bobs for the kids to get hands on with - including robots that can act as guides around the museum and that the kids...More

Thank bendybev
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was an amazing day! It was a very informative and insightful tour around a wonderful collection of different technologies from the past up to the present day. As much as it is a must see for computer and technology students/lovers from everywhere, I as...More

Thank Lara M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our family group aged from 8 to 70s thoroughly enjoyed our educational and informative visit to the museum, with something for everyone - a history of numbers and computing from Mesopotamian times to the 21st century, with a comprehensive and wonderful array/collection of artefacts and...More

Thank 291mike
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is must be visited, especially by IT lovers. Visit this place and see the history of all different types of technologies. How did they make their way and progress to a time.

Thank Vitomir B
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Starting by Nixdorf on the 01.01.1979 I decided to go and revisit where I started which was where the HNF now is. The fountains in front of the building look the same as for 37 years ago. The Main doors have changed a little but...More

Thank Tommy2lfeet
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Really we found it very much interesting and a nice experience of the vast collections.. A must watch for all..

Thank Srihari B
Reviewed 6 January 2016

OK I am a retired computer programmer and perhaps something of a geek. I found this place fascinating. I spent a fair bit of time going 'ooh, I remember that! As did my German companion - a retired Communications engineer.

Thank JoInEurope
Reviewed 28 September 2015

As retired Senior Electrical Engineer I felt deeply impressed by this exhibition of technical science beginning at the very first calculators of the ancient times long before Christ. As Heinz Nixdorf was one of the most remarkable guys of the end of last century with...More

Thank Sonny-A-H
Reviewed 20 August 2015

the history of computing in the largest museum for computing in the world. lovely place, lots of historic computers and computing machinery. The general exhibition as well as the special exhibitions are definitely recommendable.

Thank sir-silence
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