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22nd June 2018

The National Museum of Computing, located in Bletchley Park, houses the world’s largest collection of functional historic computers. Come and have a guided tour of the museum.

You will have a tour of the museum to see the ongoing development of computing from the 1940s to the present day. The tour will be led  by an experienced guide and normally include seeing a working rebuild of the world’s first modern computer, Colossus, the world’s oldest working digital computer, the 1950s Harwell Dekatron / WITCH, computers of the 1960s-1980s, the development of microcomputers, personal computers and handhelds from the 1980s to the present, and an explanation of the technology of the internet in the NPL gallery.

The tour will last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, after which you are more than welcome to browse the museum at your own pace. The Museum is open until 5pm.

The National Museum of Computing brings to life the history and ongoing development of computing for inspiration, research, learning and enjoyment for the benefit of general public. This visit will be conducted by a guide, and after the tour you may continue to browse exhibits at your leisure

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This event took place on 14/07/2018 in Bletchley Park

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