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Margaret Sale President of new TNMOC Club

Anyone with an interest in computing history can join a new club at The National Museum of Computing to develop their passion and support the ongoing development of one of the great computing museums of the world.

Budding engineers in MK Rotary Tech Tournament

This week, sixty young budding engineers attempted a demanding set of challenges in an attempt to win the Milton Keynes Rotary Technology Tournament in historic Block H, the home of Colossus.

First Class Colossus Stamp

Veteran Colossus operators are delighted with the recognition of Colossus and its designer Tommy Flowers in Royal Mail's Inventive Britain set of stamps just issued. Colossus is one of two first class stamps.

Discovery of rare part of early computer

A very rare original part of EDSAC, one of the world’s first computers, has resurfaced in the USA. The EDSAC team is eager to know if more exists as the part may have been acquired at auction in the 1950s.

The Imitation Archive

The sounds of 70 years of computing is the focus of a new Arts Council funded project at TNMOC. You will be able to listen in as the project unfolds. New musical compositions will be published later in the year.

Join the largest learning event in history at TNMOC

Visitors to TNMOC will be able to join the largest learning event in history during Code Week, 8-14 December 2014, and gain hands-on coding experience at the home of Colossus.

FUZEliers support young coders at TNMOC

A team of ‘FUZEliers’ sponsored by FUZE Technologies is ready every weekend to welcome young and budding computer programmers at TNMOC to show them how to code using FUZE to explore computing.

EDSAC display opens & commissioning begins

Entrepreneur Hermann Hauser has officially opened the EDSAC display. Key parts of EDSAC were commissioned, and the sights, sounds, heat and sheer size of computing in the late 1940s were brought to life.

Weekend Codability for young people at TNMOC

Young people across the country are being invited to try their hand at programming computers in Block H, the world's first purpose-built computer centre, on Bletchley Park.

Colossus veterans revisit virtual and real worlds

Colossus veterans and their relatives gathering to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the world’s first purpose-built computer centre, Block H on Bletchley Park, were enthralled by a prototype virtual Block H.

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