Computer Museum

"Before You Toss, Consider the Loss."

The University of Saskatchewan Computer Museum, founded in 2002, exists with a mandate to: Intercept, Acquire, Preserve, Interpret & Display computing history, on behalf of the University of Saskatchewan.

While we are actively collecting physical assets and the stories that go with them, we are mostly a virtual museum at this time. That said, our museum has a few small exhibits that we encourage you to visit. We do not yet have a physical museum to visit with tours and staff, although it is our hope we get there some day. Please be aware of this if you choose to come to campus and see our items.

Download our campus self-guided tour map!


(ShownThe University of Saskatchewan was one of the first universities in Canada to obtain a computer– a LGP-30 which was a joint purchase between the University and the National Research Council’s Prairie Research Laboratory in 1960. Since used to support research in the Department of Computer Science, the computer also bolstered teaching within the department. Three decades after being established at the U of S, the Department of Computer Science was cited more frequently per paper than any other Computer Science department across the country in a research impact study.)

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