Version Museum showcases the visual history of popular websites and games that have shaped our lives. Much like walking through a real-life museum, this site focuses on the changes in design of historic versions of technology, rather than just the written history behind it.

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Our expanding collection of the biggest and most historic sites on the internet. Logo

The world's largest online retailer started off as a bookstore in 1995. The logo contained the Amazon River! (31 images) Logo

The company is known for its incredible design, but did that extend to Apple's early web presence? (38 images)

Facebook Logo

Although Facebook's love of the color blue goes back to it's earliest versions, the site has changed dramatically over the years. (33 images)

Google Maps

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The world's most popular map has wowed it's users since day one. But do you know what it looked like in 2005? (48 images)

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Take a ride through the history of Google's search engine from 1998 through present day. Did you know it used to be called BackRub? (41 images) Logo

Did you know the software behemoth used its homepage to fight a US government lawsuit for years? (25 images)

New York Times

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The newspaper of record began as a service on AOL, and has had numerous design changes over the years. (23 images) Logo

Yahoo was a pioneer of the early web and discovered a love of the color purple before it was acquired by Verizon. (20 images)

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The world's largest video site has quite the design history. And one design decision started the demise of the IE6 browser. (23 images)

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Our new collection of the most popular games.

Geometry Dash

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The massively popular side-scroller has come a long way in a short time. Did you know it was first called Geometry Jump? (28 images)

Grand Theft Auto

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The infamous criminal simulator has had numerous smash hits. But have you ever seen GTA 1 or 2? (27 images)

Mario Kart

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One of the most popular game franchises of all time has 9 versions over 3 decades. See them all! (82 images)

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