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Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum
Fürstenallee 7, 33102 Paderborn

Tu – Fr:9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sa – Su:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Closed Monday

On 23 October, the HNF will be closed from 3 pm!

Guided tour

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HNF open

The Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum is open again.

The visit is possible without registration and without a test certificate!

Only vaccinated, recovered or tested persons are admitted to events and guided tours.


Please note our protection and hygiene measures!

  • Before we get to heaven, there´s life on earth, and it is here that we must build a socially just society.
    Heinz Nixdorf, 1986
  • There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.
    Ken Olson, 1977
  • The Internet? Is that thing still around?
    Homer Simpson
  • Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
    Steve Wozniak
  • Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.
    Popular Mechanics, 1949
  • Spam will be a thing of the past in two years’ time.
    Bill Gates, 2004

Take a trip through 5,000 years of history and get to know inventors, entrepreneurs, historical machines and the latest technological developments in the process.

Our Instagram channel contains our most beautiful snapshots and all the latest news about the HNF.

A trip to the HNF turns a birthday party with friends into a real highlight.

As part of the national designation “Travel for Everyone”, the HNF has been certified and now bears the distinction “accessibility certified”.


The multimedia guide can be borrowed free of charge from the museum shop.


54 fascinating photos provide an overview of the main objects in the museum, from the clay tablet to the robot.


Get an extremely realistic virtual impression of the HNF with the 360-degree panoramas!


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Computerszene 1996

24.10.2021
Am 24. Oktober 1996 – das war ein Donnerstag – eröffnete Bundeskanzler Helmut Kohl das Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum. Zum Silberjubiläum wollen wir fragen, wie die Computerwelt damals aussah. Welche Hardware bewegte die Nerds? Welche Software kam heraus? Was passierte in der Technikpolitik und in der IT-Branche? Was geschah in der Künstlichen Intelligenz und im Internet?...

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