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Technology powering 50 years of Milton Keynes

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes, TNMOC is hosting a special weekend on 21-22 January 2017 highlighting the past, present and future of computing.

Half-price entry for MK families

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Milton Keynes and ten years since the official opening of TNMOC, MK families can have half-price entry to the museum in 2017.

Christmas Past, Present and Future

Keep the festive spirit going between Christmas and New Year with a family visit to TNMOC between 27-30 December 2016, every afternoon 12 noon-5pm.

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Key Events at TNMOC in 2017

Some of the key event dates for 2017 at TNMOC. More coming soon. But don't miss MK at 50 on 21-22 January when MK celebrates 50 years of being a new town. What technologies has it seen?

MK at 50 weekend - see past, present and future

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes on 21-22 January 2017, 12-5pm. What has happened in computing in those years? Come and see the past, present and future at our MK at 50 weekend.

Guided Tours

Lots more Guided Tours of seven decades of working computers are available of many days of the week, both in mornings and afternoons. Booking is usually essential. See the listing of latest dates here.

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Obeying Orders

Chris Burton introduces a video update on the latest stage of the EDSAC reconstruction: integrating the sub units and getting to grips with commissioning the whole system.

Searching for Lost Systems

The BCL Molecular Computer was first introduced in 1971 and was sold and used in various forms until the 1990s. But does one still exist today? Who can claim to be the last user?

Computer memory EDSAC style - delay lines

Peter Linnington discusses the options for today's reconstruction of EDSAC. Mercury or something else? The reconstruction of the first computer to provide a university computing service moves forward.

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Our Tour Guides

Tours of seven decades are very popular and in Wednesday, a new tour time starts on Wednesday afternoons. Here are the people who will guide you through history.

The WITCH-E Project

A good friend of the Museum, who lives in the USA, is creating an virtual version. Here is Dave Anders outline of the ongoing project and a video of his most recent progress.

Volunteering award for Kevin Brunt

Kevin Brunt has been selected by his fellow volunteers for a thoroughly deserved volunteering award. Enormously popular with visitors, Kevin's contribution to the Museum is incalculable.

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