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Intel Corp and Museum

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Good free museum

Easy to read info. A walk back in time! Liked the old computer and processors on display. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara M
Definitely worthy to visit

Good place to show the kids how the core part of modern microcomputer has been developed. Plenty... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Sukgeun C
Santa Barbara, California
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You can take a self-guided tour of the museum at Intel, manufacturer of 85% of all PC microchips.
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2200 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1537
+1 408-765-0503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not a tech nerd prepare to have your mind blown! If you are, prepare to have your mind blown Well, maybe not blown if you are a nerd, but at least intriguing. The Intel Museum explains what Silicon is, Where it is...More

Thank Wendikbaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to read info. A walk back in time! Liked the old computer and processors on display. Good depiction of how processors are manufactured.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Good place to show the kids how the core part of modern microcomputer has been developed. Plenty of displays (photos, videos, and actual products) and some interactive equipments. The size of museum is about right (not too big, not too small). Small souvenir store right...More

Thank Sukgeun C
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Took a chance and stopped at the intel Museum. Small exhibishion but very interesting and tells the 50 years of development within semiconductors. If you happen to be in the neighborhood you should stop at this location and take 1-1.5 hrs to see how technology...More

Thank René S
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

It’s cool to take pictures with the Intel Logo and the staff in the shop as well as in the museum is very friendly. The answer any question, that they can. For nerds it is interesting to see the old processors, but there is also...More

Thank NoreplyK
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Small, free, museum about the development of Intel. My son is very interested in technology, so we stopped in for a visit. Interesting to see the development of the technology, and the people involved. Nice displays and information, and some interactive stations.

Thank kmc11_11
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum for beginner husband, teen son and even myself (figure skating coach). The displays are well done. Nice gift shop too. Had to get the shirt for my hubby!

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Intel Corporation has a free museum for you to self-explore. Cost is free and they have a small store for you to purchase Intel items if you wish to do so. There are displays of historical computer chip manufacturing process and interactive displays such as...More

Thank truffles808
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Intel has done a very good job of providing the public with an understanding of processors and how they relate to development of modern technology. I was impressed by the company's leadership, development, and staff friendliness.

Thank SmmartyPants
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s quite a small place but there is extensive info to be read and there are interactive exhibits. Their staff are lovely and they have outdoor games for your small kids. The gift shop was great too. I got a lovely t shirt at a...More

Thank EvitaKnits
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October 29, 2017|
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Response from SnowbirdOntario | Reviewed this property |
No manufacturing tour but they explain the production process and have some models and photos and videos. The tour guides are very informative. You can walk through yourself but you will get a lot more out of it if you go on... More
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Maps582139 | Reviewed this property |
can ask before hand to be on the safe side but if visiting at less busy times, they might be willing to accommodate you
Beatrice S
June 22, 2015|
Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
It's free to visit and walk around. They have guided tours as well but they fill up quickly.