Punch Card Machine Demo at CMoA
Come learn more about this history and punch your own souvenir card on an original IBM 029 to take home during the demo.
Ever wonder about the history of the punchcard?
The punchcard exhibit starts with a Jacquard Loom, one of the earliest uses of punched cards, which helped to make woven fabric more affordable. Herman Hollerith’s invention of electromechanical processing of cards tabulated data for the 1890 census. The @IBM family of punch card machines was used for data processing and record-keeping across many industries and academia. Punched cards were even used for matchmaking at the University of Iowa in ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 6, 2024 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
Computer Museum of America is located at 5000 Commerce Parkway, in Roswell, GA, just north of the intersection of Alpharetta Highway and Holcomb Bridge Road. The museum's main entrance is at the rear lower level of Roswell Town Center adjacent to Aurora Cineplex and Fringe Miniature Golf.
Ample and free parking is available in front of the museum. Additional parking is available adjacent to the mini-golf courses; with a short walk to the museum’s main entrance.