Events

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 the Torchlight Tour on Friday 27, and Digital Artworks on Saturday 28 October 2017.

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.

November Raspberry Jam

Sign up now for the next Milton Keynes Raspberry Jam at The National Museum of Computing on 25 November 2017 from 11am - 2pm. The event is an informal, social show-and-tell. Made something cool? Come and show it to us all.

Hallowe'en Torchlight Tour

Hallowe'en Torchlight Tour on Friday 27 October 2017 at 6pm. See seven decades of computing in a 70-year-old wartime building that is the world's first purpose-built computing centre - built for the code-breaking Colossus computers.

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

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.

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.

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.

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