A trip to the National Computing Museum at Bletchley House

In association with BCS Berkshire and Reading Geek Night...

A TRIP TO THE NATIONAL COMPUTING MUSEUM AT BLETCHLEY PARK

Sunday 17th April, arrive at Bletchley Park at 10.30am, leave at 4pm

Lunch, snacks, entrance, a tour guide and transport from Reading Station are ALL INCLUDED. We will be leaving Reading Station around 9am and return about 5.30pm.

This event is now full, but if you are interested please go on the waiting list. If there is enough interest we will run a larger coach, or organise another trip some other time. Many thanks.

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Seeing one of our Enigma Machines, including the rare 'Abwehr G312', is undoubtedly a highlight of a busy day out at Bletchley Park, but there is much more than machines in a visit to the historic site. Check out the tales of spies and strategic deception. You may even be the one to discover the map to genius mathematician Alan Turing's silver, supposedly buried in or near Bletchley Park.

 

There are more than enough different activities and exhibitions to occupy most families for a whole day, from wartime toys to working computers. There's a wartime mini cinema and an outstanding Churchill collection. Lively exciting events are held on special days throughout the year. Have a look inside the ornate Victorian Mansion that was headquarters to intelligence staff during the War. Wander by the Lake, relax and observe the wildlife.

A guided tour is included in your admission price and is a great way to learn about Bletchley Park. A guided tour will take about one and a half hours and will cover all the main points of interest around the site and tell the story of how the Enigma and Lorenz codes were broken during WW2. All our guides are very knowledgeable so feel free to ask any questions you might have at the end of the tour. There is a fair amount of walking involved and you cover approximately a mile with stops throughout.

http://www.bletchleypark.org.uk/content/museum1.rhtm

 

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  • Ketan M.

    Hey all, its been a busy couple of months! I posted up most of my images here: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjuhezCP - I still have the 3D images to process, but wanted to get these online. I loved the day out. I'd like to go back soon.

    June 19, 2011

  • Amy K.

    Hi guys, here are the few snaps I took of the day,

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amykate/tags/bletchlypark/

    April 20, 2011

  • Chris Todd D.

    Fascinating insight into the history of WW2 decryption.

    April 18, 2011

  • Ketan M.

    Something everyone should do, lots to see, will certainly head back there again.

    April 18, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very nice trip and interesting visit

    April 18, 2011

  • Geoffrey H.

    A well-structured day out tour: our own knowledgeable guide, own room with lunch and coffees, highly-informative world-class exhibitions each with specialists to explain. Thankyou Alan Turing!

    April 18, 2011

  • Peter R.

    Excellent, but not enough time to see it all.
    I will be going back to spend more time there.

    April 18, 2011

  • Simon W.

    Great day, we both loved it.

    April 18, 2011

  • Simon W.

    Great day, finally found a decent BASIC environment to teach my son http://sourceforge.net/projects/kidbasic/files/basic256/

    April 17, 2011

  • Ant P.

    Had to close the waiting list temporarily. Looks like we have just one more space that has opened up, so feel free to take it Amy, Jose.

    April 11, 2011

  • Jose A.

    Could someone please tell me where the waiting list is?

    April 11, 2011

  • Amy K.

    I have a couple of friends who would love to come - are we def. full up?

    April 11, 2011

  • Jenny W.

    Sorry to have to pull out, hope someone else can take my place. Would still very much like to go in future.

    April 11, 2011

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