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The Mission of the ACMS WAinc is:


    To establish a Museum of Computing offering public access and Display and Research facilities.

    To establish a "Virtual Museum" on the Internet containing details of the collection so that the information on West Australian history can be accessed by Researchers and Historians anywhere in the world.

    To provide a focal point for the exchange of information on the History of Computing .


The Australian Computer Museum WA will be:


    In a central site conveniently located for the public at large and for school groups

    Fun to visit with as much working and interactive material as possible

    A complement to school teaching in which eyes, hands and ears are important vehicles for understanding

    A show piece for Australia's role in the development of calculating, computing and information dissemination

    An exhibition of the evolution of computing and its underlying technologies

    A demonstration of the impact of computing on all facets of contemporary life

    A resource for popular and media research and education in computing and related fields

    A repository for material of historical importance including hardware, Software, Documentation and related fields

    A home for personal recollections and memorabilia of pioneers