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Three Witches exhibition

There's an unusual perspective on computer at the Museum in February as two huge paintings created 30 years apart are displayed near their original inspiration – the WITCH, the world’s oldest working digital computer.

Paessler sponsors Relaxed Openings

The 2018 Museum Relaxed Opening sessions for people with autism and related special needs are to be sponsored by Paessler AG throughout 2018. Six new dates are announced.

Taking Control at Christmas Bytes

Taking control is the theme of the fun-filled 3-day Bytes Festival on 28, 29, 30 December 2017. Parent, daughters & sons can code robots, program Minecraft & experiment with the future of voice control.

The WITCH - 5 years as a returning teacher

Having defied the scrapyard on three occasions, the world’s oldest working digital computer is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its latest life as s popular educational tool in TNMOC's Learning Programme.

Sophos becomes Foundation Sponsor

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has become a Corporate Foundation Sponsor at TNMOC. Sophos sponsorship, until 2020, will provide expertise & support for museum development.

Block H – an ‘Irreplaceable Place’

Block H, now the home of TNMOC and the rebuilt Colossus, has been selected as one of England’s ‘irreplaceable places’ by Professor Lord Winston in Historic England’s A History of England in 100 Places.

Strategy leader in IT industry becomes trustee

James Mayo, an executive leader in the IT sector with 25 years of international sales, marketing and business development experience has joined the board of trustees at The National Museum of Computing.

Colossus VR Experience at Summer Bytes

The Colossus virtual reality experience is being revealed to visitors throughout the Summer Bytes family festival running on Thursday to Sunday afternoons until 27 August 2017.

Prize for relaxed openings for people with autism

The ‘relaxed openings’ initiative for people with autism and their families at TNMOC has just been boosted by a Museums and Heritage Prize. Two more relaxed openings already planned: 28 July and 25 August.

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 .

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