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

Alan Turing (1910–1954)

Mathematician and pioneer of computer science.
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The Graphical User Interface

Where human and computer meet.
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Today's Artifact
Sinclair ZX80

Sinclair ZX80

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Did You Know?
The first integrated circuits in space were part of a radiation counter designed by Texas Instruments and Dr. James van Allen for the Mariner 2 mission to Venus in 1962.
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.