Events

Volunteering Open Day

Fancy being a volunteer at the Museum? Come along to the Volunteering Open Day on 24 September 2017. We are looking for all sorts of skills and aptitudes - you don't have to be a computer expert! There are lots of roles to be filled.

Valve Workshop

Your chance to learn about thermionic valve technology in a one- or two-day workshop on the weekend of 14-15 October 2017. Day One - learning; Day Two - practical for limited number of people. Sign up now for this rare chance to learn about valves.

Reconstructing Colossus

Colossus, the code-breaking computer that was kept secret for decades, still generates awe and inspiration. On 7 December 2017 starting at 6.30pm, Phil Hayes tells the story of the reconstruction of what many deemed impossible.

State of the union on cyber-attacks from the front line

State of the union on cyber-attacks from the front line, a talk by Simon Reed, VP SophosLabs, on Thursday 12 October 2017 at 6.30pm. With experience from the front line of defence, he outlines the history of the development of cyber attacks up to today

Summer Bytes 2017

Thursday to Sunday afternoons, until 27 August 2017 there are digital activities for all the family. Robots, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Minecraft, plus SoundBytes, Computer Art and lots more. Half-price family tickets for MK postcode residents.

Art Class -computers and imagination

Have you wanted to use your computer for more than just emails and looking at the web? Come along on Friday 11, 17, 18, 25 August 2017 to see just what kind of art you can do with a computer and your imagination at Summer Bytes.

Relaxed Opening for people with autism

This summer, visit our museum before the usual general public opening times. On Friday 28 July and Friday 25 August 2017 from 10.30am - 12 noon, there will be Relaxed Openings for people with autism. Registration required. Normal entrance fees apply.

Django Girls MK regular meet-up

Django Girls MK launch Girls Code Meetups at the home of computing on 11 July 2017 from 7pm. Where better than to learn to code at the home of Colossus? Developers who would like to help are also welcome. Men are too!

Join a Week of Code

It’s back! The week-long coding event for keen young programmers and developers aged 12-17 returns to TNMOC. It runs daily 10am to 5pm from 31 July - 4 August 2017. Registration required, but it's free! And friendly!

The Return of the Raspberry Jam

It's back! The Milton Keynes Raspberry Jam returns and will be at The National Museum of Computing. From 10am on 15 July 2017. Come to share your knowledge, learn new things and meet other Raspberry Pi fans.

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