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Bombe Gallery opens 23 June

On the afternoon of Saturday 23 June 2018, the new Bombe Gallery will be opened by two original Bombe operators. See how this space has changed in just a few weeks thanks to your Crowdfunding generosity!

The Bombe arrives

With air lifts, wheel changes and extremely tight squeezes, the reconstruction of the Turing-Welchman Bombe, the Enigma code-breaking machine, edged its way into TNMOC thanks to a Crowdfunder appeal.

Paessler 2018 Spring Bytes Festival

The Paessler 2018 Bytes Festivals starts on 29 March 2018 with lots of hands-on events and workshops until 8 April 2018. Sci-fi, code-breaking, digital music, Station X, coding and learning are all in the mix.

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Valve Workshop Returns

One of the museum's most popular events of 2017 returns on 21 April 2018. Find out details of how you can get your tickets inside. Come along and learn about the mysteries of thermionic valve technology in the home of Colossus.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours of seven decades of working computers are available on many days of the week, both in mornings and afternoons. Booking is strongly recommended. Tours last 90 minutes to two hours and are usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The Commodore Story - transatlantic screening event

See The Commodore Story film as part of a trans-Atlantic screening with the Computer History Museum in California plus a live Q&A with the film director. At TNMOC on 23 February 2018 starting at 6pm. Tickets now on sale. Not to be missed!

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Making Everything Count

The latest EDSAC video about integrating different parts of the computer. Progress up to January 2018 in the challenge of reconstructing the 1949/51 EDSAC computer.

EDSAC - Reflecting on a Vision

An update video on the reconstruction EDSAC, the early computer that transformed university research and led to the world's first business computer. Evocative footage from 1940s and of the action today.

EDSAC arithmetic unit on the move

Last month, one quarter of the reconstructed EDSAC - the arithmetic unit - was moved from a home workshop in Cambridge to be integrated with the main part of the machine at TNMOC.

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Tony Sale Award 2018 - final call

The Computer Conservation Society is making the final call for nominations for the 2018 Tony Sale Award for Computer Conservation. The closing date is 30 June 2018.

Fifty Years Ago ... from the pages of Computer Weekly

Summer 1968 in computing: finger print ID research at Dundee, the first entirely computer-based Giro in Bootle, NPL plan a national network in Teddington and an Elliott 903 monitors Leeds railway station ...

Tommy Flowers pub opens

The Tommy Flowers community pub has just opened in Poplar, an area in which the craetor of colossus once lived. Colossus vets and the son of Tommy Flowers were at the opening -- hear their reaction ...

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