The York University Computer Museum (YUCoM) is a historical collection and a research
center for the history of computing in Canada located in the Department of Electrical Engineering and
Science, York University. Visit
YUCoM at York University. Participate in
YUCoM's tours, exhibits, and seminars.
Or browse the YUCoM
collections on line to learn about the history of computing in Canada.
Learn about the
NABU Network reconstruction project and other historical reconstruction activities at
YUCoM is Mounting a World-Class Permnent Exhibit
YUCoM is creating a free access, interactive, and permanent computing and information technology exhibition -- THE LINK.
This world-class installation will showcase and celebrate Canadian contributions to computing and information technologies.
It will link our technological heritage with the digital future and tell the story of technology's role in shaping
Canadian society, its aspirations and values. Through this link it will inspire and motivate future scientists and engineers
to follow in the footsteps of the Canadian scientists and technology pioneers.
The exhibition will lead the conversation on technology's role in modern society and offer an innovative approach to
To learn more about the exhibition, collaboration, and fundraising, please consult
THE LINK proposal.
Do you know that
50 years ago York University acquired its first digital computer -- the IBM System/360 Model 30.
The computer was fully operational the following year.
50 years earlier, in 1917, the Canadian subsidiary of
the Computer Tabulating Recording Company (CTR, now IBM) was renamed as International Business Machines (IBM).
In 2017, YUCoM will celebrate both anniversaries with an IBM@York exhibit.