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Home Educators Day

Home Educators Day

This is a special day organised to enable home educators to explore the museum and take part in activities that are available to school groups. The content of the museum is best suited to students aged 10 years and older. There are additional activities for accompanying younger students including a family back pack and 'Osmo' learning games.

All activities on this day are included in your ticket price. Sign up to tours and workshops on the day by arriving to the session 10 minutes before the start. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

You are free to explore the museum at your pace. There will be guides on hand to support your learning. In addition to this, we have organised talks for you to attend at set times. Please see below.

Handling session, explore the museum's collections and find out how computers have changed over 70 years 11:00 – 11:40, 13:00 – 13:40,

Bombe see Britain’s iconic code-breaking machine designed by Alan Turing and Gordon Welchman,

10:30 – 11:00, 11:30 – 12:00, 12:30 – 13:00, 13:30 – 14:00

Valve to Chip: a comprehensive history of computing (1 hour 30 mins)

11:30 – 13:00, 14:00 – 15:30

Turing Test Workshop +10 years old 12:00 – 12:40, 14:00 – 14:40

Power of Primes

Find out how prime number are used in encryption

12:00 – 12:40, 14:00 – 14:40.