Intel Museum

2200 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054- Map It
Phone: (408) 765-5050

AAA Editor Notes

Intel Museum is .5 mi. n. off US 101 Montague Expwy. exit, then .4 mi. w. to 2200 Mission College Blvd., in the Intel Corp.'s Robert Noyce Building. Exhibits focus on the manufacture and use of computer chips. Visitors can communicate in binary code and learn how a computer performs simple calculations using a giant talking microprocessor. A section about clean rooms (“fabs”) details 47 steps workers perform before entering a chip-making factory. A “bunny suit” also is on display. A time line details the progress of computers and Intel history.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-5. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.