Information Systems Department

Grace's Place

 

Grace's Place is a museum about computers and information technology.

The museum has a range of exhibits from early tubes and analog computers,
to examples of the growth in home and microcomputers over the years. 
Many computers are disassembled to display individual components, motherboards and more. Interesting artifacts from a variety of computing venues round out the collection. This museum is named in memory of computing pioneer and Naval officer, Dr. Grace Murray Hopper.

 

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Grace's Place is located
in the Second Floor Foyer
of the
Computer Center Building
on the UMSL campus.

Museum Hours are:
M - F 8 am - 9 pm
Sa & Su 10 am - 5 pm

Articles about the museum: 
  Post Dispatch, February 26, 2004
  The Current, March 8, 2004 
  Chancellor's Update, March 29, 2004 
  UMSL Magazine, Spring   2004 
  Grand Opening Photos, March 19, 2004.
View other celebrations of the life and legacy of Grace Murray Hopper

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference

 
Commodore Hopper died on January 1, 1992, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

View the Cemetery

The U.S. Navy named 
the destroyer, Amazing Grace in her memory in 1995.

Babbage's Difference Engine #2 has been built: View the video.
Visit other collections