The Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum (HNF) in Paderborn invites you on a tour of discovery and hands-on exploration! Come and experience the history, present and future of information technology over 6,000 m² of floorspace, from the first written characters, via typewriters and calculating machines all the way to early computers and present-day robots. The world’s biggest computer museum is an exciting destination for people of all ages and a lively event venue.
Before we get to heaven, there´s life on earth, and it is here that we must build a socially just society.
There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.
The Internet? Is that thing still around?
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.
Spam will be a thing of the past in two years’ time.
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.
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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”.
54 fascinating photos provide an overview of the main objects in the museum, from the clay tablet to the robot.