The World of Mountain View, California

Dec 13 14:19 2008 Tim Jims Print This Article

Mountain View is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

Mountain View is a city in Santa Clara County in California,Guest Posting U.S.A. The city’s name was derived from the views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The city had a total population of 70,708 based on the 2000 census. Iwata (Japan) and Hasselt (Belgium) are Mountain View’s sister cities.

The Computer Museum

Located at 1401 North Shoreline Blvd in Mountain View and established in 1996, the Computer History Museum is located in Mountain View, California. At that time, The Computer Museum in Boston sent several of its historical collection to Moffett Field, California, so that they could concentrate on computing-related exhibits for children.

In July 2008, former media executive John Hollar was appointed CEO of The Computer History Museum.

The Museum today has three unique exhibits that feature important milestones from the history of computing, visible storage, the history of software/computer chess, and inventions from Silicon Valley companies and people. In late 2009, the museum's 15,000-square-foot exhibit "Timeline of Computing History", covering 2,000 years of computing history will be inaugurated.

The Computer History Museum is home to the largest and most significant collection of computing artifacts in the world, the Computer History Museum also has a collection that comprises of about 50,000 objects, photographs and films.

Downtown Mountain View

Considered as one of the most successful redevelopment efforts in the region, Downtown Mountain View is a city known for shopping and entertainment centers.
Art and Wine Festival

Well known in U.S.A as one of the finest art shows, the Art and Wine festival has gained a lot of fame as a nationally-renowned event. The famous Castro Street coupled with a vibrant multicultural scene is a treat and cannot be missed.

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Tim Jims has lived in tons of places across the US. So to help spread the word regarding his experiences, he writes about living in apartments. For more information on Mountain View apartments, visit http://www.avaloncommunities.com

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