Apple Macintosh Mouse

Invented in 1963, the mouse improved interactions with computers. However, not until 1984, when Apple Computers introduced the Macintosh and its graphical user interface, did the mouse become a standard computer component.
Object Name
microcomputer peripherals
Date made
Apple Computer
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm x 10.795 cm
cord: 49 in; 124.46 cm
Place Made
United States: California, Cupertino
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Computers & Business Machines
Family & Social Life
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Apple Computer

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