Exciting Silicon Valley – Get Savy @ the Intel Museum, Santa Clara
Looking for local attractions while in Mountain View? Exciting Silicon Valley is home to many amazing companies; while here, you can check out the Intel Museum and learn more about the fascinating history of the microprocessor as well as about the design and fabrication of the silicon chip. Learning more about the history of Intel, one can take a self-guided tour or a guided tour with reservations. If you speak Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean or Spanish the museum will accommodate you with a map in your language.
The history of Intel dates back to 1968 when Bob Noyce and Gordon Moore founded Intel. They previously had worked at Fairchild Semiconductor; their new venture was first called NM Electronics. Purchasing rights to use the name from Intelco, the name Intel was born. A timeline and forty years of history in exciting exhibits and Intel products and will come alive before your eyes.
Corporate archives make it possible to travel back in time with a visit to the Intel Museum. Events, demonstrations, videos and fun facts about Intel abound at the museum. Take a break from your business or pleasure while in
Silicon Valley, and increase your knowledge with a visit to the Intel Museum at the Robert Noyce Building at Intel Headquarters, Santa Clara, California. Hours for the Museum and Museum Store are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PDT and Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Call ahead to schedule a tour, 408. 765. 0503. Reservations can also be made online.
We invite our guests to take advantage of this wonderful educational resource, attraction and adventure. An easy drive from the Bayshore Freeway to Montague Expressway, the Museum is about 13 minutes from our hotel. Enjoy this fun, exciting and informative exploration right in the neighborhood.