The purpose of the museum is to preserve and showcase technological history related to microcomputers. Manuals, books, computer hardware, electronics hardware, software and artifacts chronicle the transition into the digital age. David Larsen and professors of Virginia Tech who worked with microcomputers since 1971 when the first microprocessor commercial chip hit the market. Curator David Larsen collaborated to write the BugBooks series which provided the museum’s name sake.
The museum serves the public of the New River Valley and even attracts attention from around the world. All contributions made to the Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum & Innovations will be used to preserve and promote an important section of history. We are at a vital point where if preservation of these machines does not begin, we may lose an important section of technological history. Please assist the Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum to promote technology, entrepreneurialism and to preserve technological history.