Visit The National Museum of Computing
General Opening Times
Below are the normal opening times, but please check here for details of opening times over the next few weeks.
The Colossus and Bombe Galleries are open daily. (10.30am - 5pm. Last admission at 4.30pm) Colossus is covered at the moment because of a roof problem.
The rest of the museum is normally open to the public on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons (12pm - 5pm).
Please note: from 30 November 2018 for an expected three months the First Generation Gallery and the Mainframes and Large Systems Room will be CLOSED because the roof is being refurbished. The rest of the museum will be OPEN as per usual times.
Guided Tours usually take place at 2pm on Tuesdays, 2pm on Wednesdays and 10.30am on Thursdays. Booking for tours is recommended.
The museum is also fully open to the public on additional days during school holidays (Easter, Summer, Christmas and some half terms) and bank holidays. Please check here for details of opening times over the next few weeks.
The museum accepts advance group bookings.
All educational groups must book in advance. Please contact Educational Bookings.
Other groups of 10 people or more should contact Corporate or Group Bookings.
For the Colossus and Bombe Galleries, groups in excess of 10 should also book via email@example.com.
The museum has adopted this policy to ensure that everyone has the best possible visitor experience.
Dogs: The National Museum of Computing’s landlords, the Bletchley Park Trust, does not allow dogs on site or to be left in vehicles on site. Registered Assistance Dogs are permitted on site.
The National Museum of Computing
SatNav users: please use MK3 6DS (the postcode for the railway station) and then follow the signs to Bletchley Park. The postcode for Bletchley Park will actually take you to an old entrance which is closed and you will end up at a brick wall!
For more information on getting here by road or public transport please visit Getting here page.
If you want a taste of what you will find, here's an independent view from Gavin Clarke in The Register.
To whet your appetite, here's a short video about The National Museum of Computing, shot by Mark Thompson of The Outlook Creative Group. It encapsulates the museum in a couple of minutes.