Guided Tours

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.

The Commodore Story - transatlantic screening event

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!

Three faces of the WITCH

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

Re-imagining the PDP-8

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.

Spoken Syntax - can you hear the Echo?

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 …

Cubetto – The coding robot takeover!

Cubetto – The coding robot takeover! 12:00pm – 5:00pm drop in sessions on Thursday 28 December. The workshop will give parents and kids the chance to play with cubetto the coding robot and explore the world of physical coding. FREE registration. 2017 Hour of code’s 2017 Hour of code – 12:00pm – 5:00pm drop in sessions Friday 29 December 2017. Minecraft is back for the Hour of Code with a brand-new activity! Journey through Minecraft with code. Different sessions for different ages. Free Registration.

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.


TNMOC is partnering with The Open University and inviting you to take park in a Capture The Flag contest using Drone technology on the afternoon of 29 October 2017. Fun for all the family. One of many Bytes activities.

Autumn Bytes line-up

It's the return of Autumn Bytes at the Museum starting with retro gaming on Thursday 26, Minecraft Hour of Code and Digital Artworks on Saturday 28 October 2017. And of course the museum is fully open each afternoon Thursday - Sunday..


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