On 6 April 2019, to celebrate the completion of the reconstruction of the Heath Robinson machine, the inspiration for Colossus, we will have a special display of Heath Robinson wartime illustrations and host two special talks.
The Museum will be holding its first-ever ElectroJumble on Sunday 21 April 2019 between 10 am and 2.30 pm. Items for sale will include test equipment, military items, domestic radios, telecommunication equipment and vintage components.
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 23rd July 2018. Registration required, but it's free! And friendly!
One of the museum's most popular events of 2017 returns on 21 April 2018. Find out details of how you can get your tickets inside. Come along and learn about the mysteries of thermionic valve technology in the home of Colossus.
Guided Tours of seven decades of working computers are available on many days of the week, both in mornings and afternoons. Booking is strongly recommended. Tours last 90 minutes to two hours and are usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
See The Commodore Story film as part of a trans-Atlantic screening with the Computer History Museum in California plus a live Q&A with the film director. At TNMOC on 23 February 2018 starting at 6pm. Tickets now on sale. Not to be missed!
As the world's oldest working digital computer, the stories of the Harwell Dekatron or WITCH computer are legion. Come along to see many facets of a machine that captivates everyone who visits. Thursday 15 February 2018, 5.30pm
Relive the excitement of the 1960s PDP-8. Oscar Vermeulen presents his PiDP-8/I, a modern open-source replica of the world's first commercially successful mini-computer. It's powered by a Raspberry Pi! Thursday 18 January 2018 at 6.30pm.
Experience the emerging world of voice control and response with a team from the Open University on 30 December 2017. Come along and program an Echo with the help of a crack team from The Open University and discover what you never thought possible …