[vcf-midatlantic] Museum Report 2020-02-02

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sun Feb 2 17:00:26 EST 2020


When you get to the 80's office set up, let me know - I can set up 
phones that match the period you are interpreting (1A2 if pre 1985, 
Merlin if after)


On 2/2/2020 4:46 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Lots of visitors today. I counted about 52. I have that number because I'm
> starting to keep track of the actual number of visitors that make it to our
> museum (i.e. not just InfoAge in general).
> Changes to the museum:
> We switched out the Storagetek with one piece from the Vax 9000.
> We added two Russian computers. I believe one is Ukranian and an Apple //
> clone. Tony Bogan has more details.
> We started our 80's bedroom exhibit and have a Commodore 64 setup there now
> and will have a printer and PrintShop connected soon. Visitors will be able
> to print out souvenirs. The bedroom has such artifacts as 80's movie
> posters, Dungeons and Dragons books, vinyl records from the time, Risk
> (board game), Rubix Cube. We plan on adding more pop culture of the time
> period.
> The next phase will be an 80's office environment and appropriate computer
> for that time. We have the cubicle wall and fake plant already there.
> I'm sure I'm missing some changes, so maybe the steering committee can fill
> in the gaps.
> More changes to come ...

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