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.
The HOTSPOT Bistro provides a wide range of delicious offerings, ranging from breakfast and lunch to afternoon coffee and cakes.
A trip to the HNF turns a birthday party with friends into a real highlight.
The Museum Shop offers a constantly changing assortment of attractive gift ideas, books and games.
The app for the iPhone and iPad provides essential information about the HNF in German, English and French, a multimedia guide and an IT history quiz.
54 fascinating photos provide an overview of the main objects in the museum, from the clay tablet to the robot.