|Location||KCG Computer Museum, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, 1 Jodoji-Banba-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8412 Japan|
|Visitor information||Open to the public (Reservation required)|
|Contact||General Affairs Department, Kyoto Computer Gakuin
Kyoto Computer Gakuin (institute) (KCG) was established in 1963 and is the first computer education organization in Japan. KCG Computer Museum has preserved all the computer systems the institute has used for education since its establishment. Major preserved systems are as follows:
1) Large and medium scale mainframe computers : 8 systems
TOSBAC-3400, FACOM M770, UNIVAC-1100/20, UNISYS-2200/400, IBM 360/40, IBM 370/158 etc.
2) Minicomputers and office computers: 7 systems
OKITAC-4300C, TOSBAC-40, TOSBAC-1100, NEACsystem100, FACOM 230-15,
3) One board microcomputers
NEC TK-80E, TOSHIBA EX80,
4) Desktop personal computers: 30 systems
Sharp MZ80, Oki if800, PASOPIA, PC-9801VM, Apple II etc.
Magnetic tape drives, magnetic disk pack drives, card readers, line printers etc. for large scale mainframe computers in 1970s and 1980s are also preserved.
As a symbol of the future-oriented culture of Kyoto, KCG also preserves and exhibits two Kyoto City trams to carry out the last wishes of Hasegawa Shigeo, the first president of Kyoto Computer Gakuin. Advanced reservations are required to make a KCG Computer Museum tour.