Bletchley Park, once the top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers, is now a vibrant heritage attraction, open daily to visitors. Step back in time to experience the stories of the extraordinary achievements of the men and women who worked here.
A place of exceptional historical importance, Bletchley Park is also the nirthplace of modern computing and has helped shape life as we know it today. Highlights include the restored Codebreaking huts, with their WW2 ambience faithfully recreated, plus a stunning new visitor centre with an introductory exhibition and hands on displays. Enjoy the atmospheric soundscapes, buildings and parkland.
Museum, Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site
1 March- 31 October 9.30- 17.00
1 November- 28 February 9.30 - 16.00
CONCESSIONS (OVER 60'S AND STUDENTS WITH VALID ID.): @ £15.25
CHILDREN 12 TO 16: @ £10.25
CHILDREN UNDER 12 (WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY ONLY): FREE (GROUPS OF CHILDREN WITH CLUBS, SUCH AS CUB SCOUTS, SHOULD CONTACT US IN ADVANCE.)
FAMILY TICKET: - (TWO ADULTS + TWO CHILDREN AGED 12 TO 16) @ £45.00
- National Art Pass
- English Heritage
- Museums Association
Historic buildings and grounds
Relevant collections of signals intelligence
Codebreaking materials and machines
Europe's largest collection of Enigma machines
Typex machine, Lorenz machine
1940s room sets
Oral history interviews
Bombe Rebuild Project
National Radio Centre
Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War, Archives, Personalities, Architecture
Key artists and exhibits
- Espionage, spies & spying
- Codes and codebreaking
- Computer history
- Alan Turing
- Dilly Knox
- The Imitation Game
- Gordon Welchman
- Cyber Security
- The Road to Bletchley Park
- The Petard Pinch
The Imitation Game: The Exhibition
- 10 November 2014 — 11 November 2016 *on now
Hosted in the Ballroom and Billiard Rooms of the Mansion, this atmospheric, major new exhibition is all about the making of the acclaimed film, The Imitation Game, in the very room where the bar scenes were filmed, taking visitors behind the scenes of the movie.
This stunning exhibition features costumes and props from the film, including a German Enigma machine, a replica of the prototype Bombe machine and many more behind-the-scenes gems.
- Family friendly
- Any age
Normal admission charges apply.
The Road to Bletchley Park
- 27 July 2015 — 1 January 2017 *on now
This exhibition tells the story of Codebreaking and Codebreakers in World War One and how the their work paved the way for Bletchley Park to 'hit the ground running' in World War Two.
This exhibition is part of the permanent collection.
Included within the price of your admission ticket.
- 28 — 29 October 2016 7-9pm
Enjoy a rare opportunity to discover Bletchley Park, Home of the Codebreakers with an after-hours tour. Starting with a drink in our Visitor Centre you’ll be guided around the park, uncovering the once top-secret story of the WW2 Codebreakers. Find out what it was like to work at the park during a blackout and bust some of the Bletchley Park myths. Don’t forget to bring your torches and wrap up warm.
This is an outdoor event with low light levels. Weather conditions can be unpredictable and the ground can be uneven in some areas, so sensible footwear and outdoor clothing recommended.
- Family friendly
Friends of Bletchley Park £18
Children 12-17 yrs £13
Children under 12 yrs £5
To book visit our website
+44 (0) 1908 274381