[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Will be in Philly, anything I should check out

Dan Roganti ragooman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 14:30:45 EDT 2016

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Bill Dromgoole via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> If you get a chance try to visit the Battleship New Jersey museum.
> http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/
> Take the fire control turret II tour and you can see an operational
> mechanical computer.
> There are also a lot of teletypes and paper tape devices.
> I think there is a AN/UYK-20 computer on display as well.
> Its a little pricey at $29.95 but is worth it.
> The tour is at 11:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.
> Takes an hour and a half.

I hear they use that ship as part of a tour to reenact the Philadelphia
Experiment​. All participants are required to sign an insurance waiver in
the event they don't return, or coalesce within the hull of the ship.
Admission is free of charge

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