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Family summer


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Come and discover more about the amazing people and amazing machines that helped with codebreaking at Bletchley Park.

Activities included with admission

Bletchley Park is a great place to visit during the summer:
for adults and children alike!


There are exciting activities and interactive tours for the whole family on various dates during the summer, as well as plenty of wide-open space to run around and a park to play in. See if you can spot all the teddies on our Teddy Bear Trail. With so many different areas to explore, go on an adventure and uncover some surprising stories!

Don’t forget, children under 12 go free!

Summer of Cyber

Activities for families

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
from 29 July until 30 August 

Included with admission

During World War Two, Bletchley Park exploited weaknesses in enemies’ codes and ciphers to read and understand their messages.

Today, cybercriminals try to steal our data by exploiting weaknesses in our security. This summer, find out how to keep your data safe and increase your cyber security with a mixture of fun activities, including:

  • Programme a Lego safe with a secure number code.

  • Find out how personal data on social media can be used to hack someone’s email account.

  • Learn about biometrics and see your face mesh.

  • Create passwords and test how secure they are.

These sessions are suitable for families with children aged 7-14, accompanied by an adult. Drop into Room 1 in Block E Learning Centre any time between 11.00 and 15.30 (last admission to the session is 15.00).

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Amazing People, Amazing Machines

Family Guided Tours

Could you have been a codebreaker, a Wren or maybe a dispatch rider? Would you have been able to keep your work secret even after the war?

Join us on a fun, family-friendly tour to find out about the amazing people and machines that helped break the Enigma cipher here at Bletchley Park during WW2.

In this fast-paced, interactive tour you will learn some surprising new facts, explore everyday life at Bletchley Park in 1941 and you might even take part in some top-secret war work…

The ‘Amazing People, Amazing Machines’ tour is suitable for families with children aged 5-14. It lasts approximately 45 minutes and takes place outside.

Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.

Visit the Information desk on arrival for tour timings and to book your place.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
from 30 July until 29 August

Included with admission

Interactive fun for all the family

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Teddy Bear


At Bletchley Park, there are two teddy bears on display – Porgy, who belonged to Alan Turing, and Half Pint, who belonged to Eileen Pickering a WAAF teleprinter operator.

More teddies have come to visit Bletchley Park this summer! Can you spot them?

Pick up a free Teddy Bear Trail at Admissions when you arrive and see if you can find them all and solve the hidden code.

Top Secret

Mission Pack

Collect a Top Secret Mission Pack for £1 at Admissions and complete exciting missions in important locations to discover what happened there during WW2. Stamp your official identity card at the gate, sign the Official Secrets Act in the Mansion, take part in codebreaking in Hut 6, find out more about Block A and The Intelligence Factory and much more.

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Free Multimedia Tour

including interactive family tour

The history of Bletchley Park is brought to life for young visitors with our fun and interactive family tour. The interactive multimedia guide is narrated through the character of a Wren and includes Codebreaker challenges, puzzles and storytelling. An adult version is available too. You may wish to bring your own headphones, although the units come with headphones and all equipment is thoroughly cleaned between each use. Subject to availability.

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Summer Concert Series

Live Vintage Music

Every Saturday in August, visitors to Bletchley Park will be treated to live vintage music from a variety of artists. Why not pull up a deckchair and make the most of the summer sunshine at Bletchley Park at one of our Summer Concerts?

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Food and Drink

We have a range of food and drink options available for you to enjoy in relaxed, family-friendly surroundings. We serve freshly cooked hot meals, snacks, cakes and a range of hot and cold drinks as well as seasonal treats. Kids’ picnic boxes are available too.

You can even buy an ice cream from the Hut 1 kiosk to help you keep cool on hot summer days.

Alternatively, feel free to bring your own picnic to enjoy.

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