About the STARTUP Gallery
STARTUP is the first museum exhibition dedicated to the history of the microcomputer - the little machine that revolutionized the way we live, work and play. The gallery features one-of-a-kind artifacts, video and interactive displays, including “Rise of the Machines” - an immersive multimedia theater experience.
In the STARTUP Gallery

Steve Wozniak (b. 1950)

Co-founder of Apple Computer.
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The Missile Market

How the military set semiconductor production on its feet.
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Today's Artifact
Commodore 64

Commodore 64

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Did You Know?
Apple was the first personal computer company to advertise in general-interest consumer magazines.
STARTUP: Albuquerque and the Personal Computer Revolution was conceived and generously funded
by Paul G. Allen and Jo Allen Patton. Additional support for the gallery was provided by the
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Microsoft, and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation.