During WW2 the German armed forces top secret codes were broken at Bletchley Park, providing the allies with vital information towards their war effort.
The world's first programmable computer and other technologies we take for granted today were initiated at Bletchley Park.
Museum, Historic house or home
1st March- 31st October 9.30am- 5.00pm
1st November- 28th February 9.30am- 4.00pm
CONCESSIONS (OVER 60'S AND STUDENTS WITH VALID ID.): @ £13.00
CHILDREN 12 TO 16: @ £9.00
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) @ £34.00
A number of collections are on display including:
Airborne Command: The US Army Airborne Historical Display Group;
Bletchley Park Fire Museum and Fire Engines;
Bletchley Park Garage;
Bletchley Park Post Office;
Bombe Rebuild Project;
Buckinghamshire Aircraft Recovery Group (BARG);
Colossus Rebuild Project;
Communications Electronic Museum Trust;
Computer Conservation Society (including History of Computing Exhibition);
Diplomatic Wireless Service;
GB2BP Amateur Radio;
Holley-Cornelius Toy and Memorabilia Collection;
Leighton Buzzard Model Boat Club;
Mills Collection of WWII Uniforms and Memorabilia;
MK Model Railway Society;
Motor Transport Section (Military Vehicles);
Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Living History Group;
Projected Picture Trust;
65ste Nachrichten Abteilung (German Signals Battalion);
US Re-enactment Group 1941-45
Aviation, Maritime, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War
Key artists and exhibits
- Espionage, spies & spying
- Codes and codebreaking
- Computer history
- Alan Turing
- Dilly Knox
The Imitation Game: The Exhibition
- 10 November 2014 — 1 November 2015 *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
Normal admission charges apply.
- 18 July 2015
- 17 October 2015
- 5 December 2015
Join us for a day of 1940's glamour and learn how to style your own hair and make-up to achieve that iconic 1940s look.
Hairdresser and make-up artist Sarah Dunn will show you how to recreate some iconic styles including the famous victory rolls as well as make-up to match. Each date will have a seasonal theme from the romance of Valentine's Day to the Christmas party season meaning each date will show you a new glamorous look. Refreshments and lunch as well as admission to Bletchley Park exhibitions and facilities are included.
- Not suitable for children
Tickets £70 per person, includes admission to Bletchley Park exhibitions and facilities
Family Fun Wednesdays
- 29 July 2015 10am-4pm
- 5 August 2015 10am-4pm
- 12 August 2015 10am-4pm
- 19 August 2015 10am-4pm
- 26 August 2015 10am-4pm
- 28 October 2015 10am-4pm
Once again Bletchley Park will be providing fun for the whole family with our Family Fun Wednesdays . The whole family can enjoy special activities including a range of craft and spy workshops for all ages, children's guided tours, trails, quizzes and handling collections. Have fun whilst learning about the Home of the Codebreakers!
A special Easter-themed fun day will be taking place on 6 April.
Visit once paying full admission (normal admission price applies, under-12s are free) and then use your Annual Season Ticket to Bletchley Park to return week after week during the school holidays.
Bletchley Park Presents - Sinclair McKay
- 19 July 2015 2-3pm
Top author Sinclair McKay will talk on his new book recounting the story of RAF Fighter Command, to tie in with the 75th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain.
Sinclair McKay is a features writer for The Telegraph and The Mail on Sunday. He is also the acclaimed author of the bestselling 'The Secret Life of Bletchley Park'.
Bletchley Park will be open throughout the day for guests.
- Not suitable for children
Tickets are £25 per person (tickets include day entry to Bletchley Park) or £20 per person for season ticket holders.
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