Grace's Place is a museum about computers and information technology.
The museum has a range of exhibits from early tubes and analog computers, to examples of the growth in home and microcomputers over the years.
Many computers are disassembled to display individual components, motherboards and more. Interesting artifacts from a variety of computing venues round out the collection. This museum is named in memory of computing pioneer and Naval officer, Dr. Grace Murray Hopper.
Grace's Place is located in the Second Floor Foyer of Express Scripts Hall on the UMSL campus.
Museum Hours are:
M - F 8 am - 9 pm
Sa & Su 10 am - 5 pm
Articles about the museum:
- Post Dispatch, February 26, 2004
- The Current, March 8, 2004
- Chancellor's Update, March 29, 2004
- UMSL Magazine, Spring 2004
- Grand Opening Photos, March 19, 2004.
More about Grace Hopper and the museum
View other celebrations of the life and legacy of Grace Murray Hopper: Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference
Commodore Hopper died on January 1, 1992, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery: View the Cemetery
The U.S. Navy named the destroyer, Amazing Grace in her memory in 1995.\
Babbage's Difference Engine #2 has been built: View the video.
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