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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

On Saturday December 14 th, the Museum of Computing will be hosting their annual 'Challenge Santa' Gaming Day.

Doors open at 9:30am for a family-friendly festive bonanza! In addition to their regular attractions, visitors can:

  • Have a go at our Christmas themed console games; can you beat Santa’s score?
  • Find all the reindeer that have escaped and hidden around our exhibits
  • Type your letter to Santa the old fashioned way
There’s also a prize for the wearer of the ugliest Christmas jumper!  Watch out for the jolly gent himself, there has been rumours of a red-suited man asking to visit...

The Museum of Computing is based at 6-7 Theatre Square, Swindon. Admission is £5.00 for a family ticket, £2 for adults, and £1.50 for Students and Concessions, children age 6-15 yrs cost £1, children under 5yrs enter free. All children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information please go to


The Museum of Computing was the first dedicated computer museum in the UK, opening in Swindon in 2003. It is a not-for-profit Company limited by guarantee and is run entirely by volunteers. The museum has a collection of over 3000 objects related to the history of computing and holds regular exhibitions and events.

The Museum is sponsored by the following organisations

The museum is supported by the following organisations:  

For event details contact

Eli Dawson

Assistant Curator

Mobile +44 (0)7702 160229

For Museum information contact:

Simon Webb

Curator, Museum of Computing

Mobile +44 (0)7834 375628


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