2100 BC - 2015

Highlights of the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

Objects of the History of Information Technology

Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum – More than just the biggest computer museum in the world

 

Ancient script tablets, historic typewriters and calculating machines, the first PCs or the latest developments in artificial intelligence: over an exhibition area of 6,000 square metres, Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum (HNF) in Paderborn presents the past, present and future of information technology, ranging from the origins of numbers and writing around 3,000 bc to the computer era of the 21st century. According to the Guinness Book of Records, HNF is the biggest computer museum in the world!. (Photos: Jan Braun/HNF)

General information

 

Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

Fürstenallee 7

33102 Paderborn

Germany

Telephone +49 5251/306-600

Telefax +49 5251/306-609

www.hnf.de

 

Open daily except Monday,

Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sonderregelung an Feiertagen

Mesopotamian clay tablet
"Calculating clock” by Wilhelm Schickard
Machine arithmétique by René Grillet
Leibniz stepped reckoner
Chess turk
Thomas arithmometer
Hansen writing ball
Ericsson Morse Telegraph Type TA 100
Edmondson circular calculating machine
Hollerith machine
“Wooden Box” comptometer
NCR Model 422 cash register
Underwood Standard Mod. 5
ZB SA 25 tabletop telephone
Kryha Liliput
Siemens T52 e secret teleprinter
Enigma
IBM D 11 tabulator
ENIAC
Nixdorf electronic balancer
W48 desktop telephone
Part of a local telephone exchange
Exacta-Continental 6000
Zuse Z 11
Linotype model 5cS
Gemini 2 Mod. 133P on-board computer
Wanderer Conti
Anita desktop calculator
Curta Type I
DEC PDP-8/e
Nixdorf 820/30
First pocket calculators:  Canon Canola Pocketronic, Sanyo ICC-82D, Sharp EL-8
Magnavox Odyssey gaming console
Olivetti Valentine
Hewlett-Packard Mod. HP – 35
Xerox Alto
Altair 8800
Apple I
Apple II
ESER 1055
Osborne Mod. 1
IBM-PC Mod. 5150
Commodore C64
Motorola DynaTAC 8000X
Apple Macintosh 128K
Cray-2
Nintendo Game Boy
Optima Mod. DHY-C “Flying Dove”, Chinese typewriter
Apple Newton MessagePad Mod. H 1000
Lauron III walking robot
Soccer-playing robot from the RoboCup Middle Size League
AIBO ERS 111
RoboThespian
Credits: Story

Antike
Schrifttafeln, historische Schreib- und Rechenmaschinen, die ersten PCs oder
die neuesten Entwicklungen zur Künstlichen Intelligenz: Das Heinz Nixdorf
MuseumsForum (HNF) in Paderborn zeigt auf 6.000 Quadratmetern Ausstellungsfläche
Geschichte, Gegenwart und Zukunft der Informationstechnik – von der Entstehung
der Zahl und Schrift 3.000 v.Chr. bis in das Computerzeitalter des 21.
Jahrhunderts. Laut Guinness-Buch der Rekorde ist das HNF das größte
Computermuseum der Welt — Fotos: Jan Braun

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