TNMOC in the news

TNMOC takes to video

  • A series of short videos about the machines in the museum collection.

See video section.

The One Show filming at the museum

  • As part of a series of short features, the BBC spent the day with us filming Colossus and various machines in the museum's collection. Broadcast is scheduled for BBC1 7pm on Monday 26 January 2009. (no link)

Museum recieves its first visitors

  • As a trial of our procedures we opened the museum to visitors on Saturday and Monday over the Easter weekend. Almost 800 people came to look around the initial displays. (no link)

Museum supplies working systems for the BBC Anniversary event

  • The National Museum of Computing supplied the working BBC computers, including a Domesday machine, for the Computer Conservation Society event at the Science Museum.

  • BBC video clip of interviews here.

  • Click here for the CCS web pages.

Museum featured on Silicon.com

  • Silicon.Com has produced a series of video reports about the museum and the first video is available now.

Home for museum guaranteed for 25 years

  • The signing of the lease over Block H with The Bletchley Park Trust means we can now work together to create a world class museum dedicated to computing in all its forms. (no link)

Cipher Challenge Winner Award Prize at Bletchley Park

  • Joachim Schueth, from Bonn, receives award for winning The National Museum of Computing's Cipher Challenge on November 15 2007.

New Patrons & A Curatorial Advisor

  • The trustees announces two new patrons: Sir Richard Dearlove and Sir Crispin Tickell. Doron Swade, formerly Senior Curator of Computing at the Science Museum, has also agreed to become an advisor to the museum. (no link)

The Guardian cracks the case for a museum of computing

  • Jack Scofield puts the case for the national museum of computing

The Media take to the Colossus Cipher Challenge!

  • We have been inundated by the media - a fantastic, if tiring, feeling! We have been interviewed and appeared on BBC 1, ITN Anglia, the Today Programme, BBC Scotland, The World Service, and many local radio stations. Articles about the new museum have appeared in The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, and The Daily Express!

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