News Releases

Andrew Herbert becomes TNMOC Chair

Dr Andrew Herbert OBE, formerly head of Microsoft’s research laboratories across EMEA, is the new chairman of The National Museum of Computing .

Django Girls MK meet-ups at home of Colossus

Women living in and around Milton Keynes are invited to Django Girls free introductory coding sessions in the home of Colossus on Tuesday evenings starting on 11 July 2017.

3D virtual tour now online

Anyone can now have a 3D virtual tour of two early computing galleries at the Museum thanks to the 3D, 360-degree photography application developed by Venue View Virtual Tours.

First international conference of computer conservationists

Making IT Work, the first-ever international conference of computer conservationists, was held last week across two UK venues which have led the world in the developing discipline.

Virtual Lorenz

An online Virtual Lorenz that can be used by anyone wanting to experience sending and receiving top-secret Second World War communications was unveiled at TNMOC in celebration of the centenary of Bill Tutte.

Lorenz book launch

Capt Jerry Roberts’ autobiography Lorenz, telling the story of the breaking of Hitler’s most secret cipher, launched at TNMOC in the presence of Colossus veterans whose work helped in the decrypting process.

Margaret Sale praised by Prime Minister

Margaret Sale has been has been honoured with a Point of Light award by No 10 Downing Street for ensuring that the wartime contribution of Bletchley Park is not forgotten.

Lorenz motor reconstruction to begin

A radio appeal has found a crack team from HMGCC to reconstruct the missing motor of an extremely rare Lorenz SZ42, used by German High Command in World War II.

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.

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