Bletchley Park is open daily. You can book your ticket online or purchase a ticket when you arrive.
Bletchley Park is open daily with lots to see and do. Find all the information you need to plan a visit, from how to get here to the facilities we have on site and our accessibility information.
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Discover how Bletchley Park was vital to Allied victory in WW2. A place of exceptional historical importance, Bletchley Park is also the birthplace of modern computing and has helped shape life as we know it today.
Families can expect an exciting, fun-filled full day out, exploring the collections with hands-on displays and interactives. With plenty of outdoor space and so many different areas around the park to explore, go on an adventure and uncover some surprising stories!
There is something for everyone to see & do, read on to find out more and plan your visit today.
We have a range of permanent and temporary exhibitions for you to enjoy, housed in our historic buildings, they piece togeher the stories of Bletchley Park.
We have a range of events to enjoy at Bletchley Park throughout the year.
We have a delicious range of food and drink options for you to enjoy. Our Café in Hut 4 and Coffee shop in Block C are open daily.
Discover more about what you can find at Bletchley Park
Explore Bletchley Park’s stories, find out more about the history of the site, the people who worked here.
Join as a Friend or find out other ways you can support the work of Bletchley Park Trust
As a Friend, you can enjoy free unlimited year-round access to our heritage site and museum, plus a range of other benefits including exclusive events, previews and discounts.
Sponsor a brick in your name, in memory of a loved one or in the name of a Veteran to commemorate their wartime achievements.
Volunteers are vital to the running of Bletchley Park and an integral part in delivering an exceptional experience to thousands of our visitors each year. Come and join our team of valued volunteers where you’ll help make a real difference.
We offer award-winning learning sessions tailored to pupils of any age.
Start here to find out more information about Learning opportunities at Bletchley Park
Our very own bursary scheme, funded by kind donations from external organisations, charities and individuals, allows eligible schools to experience Bletchley Park’s Learning programme for free.
Book an onsite learning visit.
Essential information for your learning visit to Bletchley Park
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The Bletchley Park Roll of Honour lists all those believed to have worked in signals intelligence during World War Two, at Bletchley Park and other locations. Compiled from information in official sources, publications and provided by Veterans, friends and families.
The Bletchley Park Roll of Honour lists all those believed to have worked in signals intelligence during World War Two, at Bletchley Park and other locations.
The Roll of Honour has been compiled from information in official sources, publications and, most importantly, that provided by the veterans themselves, their former colleagues and families.
Find out about our Codebreakers' Wall, our commemorative wall for the Veterans, families & supporters of Bletchley Park.
Learn how to sponsor a brick and discover our digital Wall.
Find out more about the Bletchley Park Trust - who we are and what we do.
From Ancient Greece to the modern day people have been using increasingly complex codes and ciphers with the intention of communicating secretly and keeping information secure. Enigma was one such cipher. Students will enjoy the rare opportunity to use a genuine Enigma machine as well as encountering a range of historical codes and ciphers as they work together to decipher messages in order to solve a puzzle. This session includes an Enigma machine demonstration.
During this session students will:
Increase their knowledge of codes and ciphers and their uses throughout history.
Develop their understanding of the role that ciphers played during WW2, with specific reference to the Enigma machine and the wider operations of Bletchley Park.
Use and develop team working, problem-solving and mathematical thinking skills, applying them to a practical codebreaking task.
Subject Focus: Maths,
Additional curriculum links: History
It is 1941 and the Battle of the Atlantic is at its height. Numerous convoys of essential supplies are being sunk by German Wolf packs and Britain is close to surrender. In the role of codebreakers students will intercept, decipher and translate German Naval communications in order to plan a strategy to get the next convoy safely to Liverpool. This session includes an Enigma machine demonstration.
Develop their knowledge and understanding of WWII events and the role of Bletchley Park in the Battle of the Atlantic.
Briefly describe the process of decryption at Bletchley Park, from when a message is first intercepted until the intelligence is used.
Apply team working, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills to obtain and apply scenario-based intelligence.
Subject Focus: History
Additional curriculum links: Geography, Maths
It is the early hours of 6th June 1944. Weather prevented Operation Overlord commencing in the early hours of June 5th so today is the best, and perhaps last, chance the Allies have of beginning the invasion of German-occupied Western Europe. Numerous deception plans have been put into place to fool the enemy and protect Allied troops. In the role of codebreakers students will intercept and decipher German communications in order to decide if the deception plans have been successful and whether it is safe to proceed with the invasion. This session includes an Enigma machine demonstration.
Develop their knowledge and understanding of WW2 events and the role of Bletchley Park in the D-Day landings.
Fiendishly difficult, the Lorenz cipher seemed impossible to break, but Bletchley Park Codebreaker John Tiltman’s inspired breakthrough paved the way for other codebreakers to unlock its secrets. His thought process is laid bare, and students will engage with a series of tasks of increasing complexity designed to give them a full understanding of Tiltman’s break. This session assumes some basic understanding of the Lorenz cipher.
Develop their knowledge and understanding of ciphers used in the past including those during WW2
Understand how a key logical step contributed to the breaking of a WW2 cipher, using ideas related to binary addition, the XOR operation and common language patterns
Work through a problem-solving procedure collaboratively based on real historical events
Subject Focus: Computing
Additional curriculum links: History, Maths
This workshop has been designed for all KS4 students, regardless of whether they are studying GCSE Computer Science or not.
Our lives are becoming ever more digitally connected. Year 10 and 11 students are making their way into this brave new world. But how prepared are they to do this in a way that keeps their personal data and devices secure?
Through discussion, interactive demonstrations and practical activities, students will:
Consider their individual digital world – looking at the devices, apps and data they value.
Identify where weakness in their personal cyber security exist and how criminals might exploit these.
Learn practical ways to improve their cyber security.
Create a plan of action that is unique to them.
This session does not include an Enigma machine demonstration
This workshop has been designed for KS4 students studying GCSE Computer Science and links to the OCR, Pearson Edexcel and Equqas syllabuses.
Modern cyber products can collect unfathomable amounts of personal data – often without the user’s knowledge or understanding. But just because computer scientists can, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they should. In this workshop, students will be introduced to the concept of Data Protection by Design – a philosophy of integrating user privacy at the conception of a new product.
Understand the principles of Data Protection by Design
Debate the ethics of existing ‘controversial’ cyber products
Integrate Data Protection by Design into the development of a new cyber product
Subject Focus: GCSE Computer Science
Throughout history people have used cryptography to keep data secret. But as Bletchley Park’s wartime work proves, seemingly ‘unbreakable’ encryption systems can be broken. So how can computer scientists use cryptography to keep data safe?
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