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Alternate re[ai]lity: Computer almanac circa 1890

In our museum, we like to say that one of our goals is for children to learn about the future by getting to know the past of computers and related technologies. Progress is sometimes so fast that some technologies become obsolete before there is a common time when it makes sense to store them in

30 Years of PlayStation – Japan in Rijeka

Japan in Rijeka is a six-week event dedicated to Japanese culture and technology. Main exhibiton is dedicated to 30th anniversary of Sony PlayStation game console and also to history of Sony – the largest Japanese electronics company that gave us so many everyday useful inventions.. The exhibition will present almost 200 items and many historical

40th Anniversary of Apple Macintosh

On January 24, The Computer Museum PEEK&POKE will celebrate 40 years of the legendary Apple Macintosh computer. The thematic evening includes a lecture and subsequent discussion and conversation. In addition to the first, original Mac model from 1984, many other Macs created over the years will be highlighted, and for this occasion, the museum will

PEEK&POKE 16th birthday party

Tonight from 8.30 pm we are celebrating the 16th anniversary of the museum. Traditionally, it’s raining, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth stopping by for birthday cake and Japanese Tenjaku whiskey. We also have Monada cola from Rijeka – special limited edition as an announcement of our “Japan in Rijeka” program that we are

“LEGO Mindstorms – build it, control it!” – workshop

LEGO Mindstorms are well-known educational robots made by world famous toy company. Kids learn best when education is made interactive – and even better when it’s creative and fun. We already had very successful LEGO Mindstorms workshop in 2016 and STEMI Hexapod workshop in 2022, so this is just another robotic workshop in the series. 

Iv/An concert

After last year’s guest appearance at the two-day celebration of 15 years of our museum, in the company of Microslav and Remute, Iv/An returns to our museum with a concert appearance on the occasion of the birthday week, which will culminate in the final celebration on September 23. Our guests can expect a variety of

New exhibit – SGI UV 2000 supercomputer

Our museum has become richer for another supercomputer! In addition to the existing SGI Onyx graphics supercomputer, the model used in the Industrial Light & Magic studio for the animations of digital dinosaurs in the movie hit “Jurassic Park”, we now have the SGI UV 2000 codenamed “Vihor” (Whirlwind) in the museum collection. This supercomputer

Tip-tip league – children’s typewriter competition

Our already popular typewriter competition is getting a children’s edition! In Croatia, typing is only taught in secondary schools, and children start using computers much earlier. The idea is for this to be an education for children (9 to 11 years old), which is also fun. We will not only teach them how to type,