Bletchley Park is open daily. All visitors need to pre-book a timed entry slot online, to help us to maintain social distancing. We have a range of measures in place enabling you to enjoy exploring our historic buildings and beautiful, spacious grounds safely and securely.
Your support is more crucial than ever and, if you feel able to donate, we would be so grateful for your contribution. Your support will help enable us to safeguard the site and Trust.
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 food and drink options available for you to enjoy. Our Café in Hut 4 and Coffeeshop in Block C are open daily.
Explore this page to find out about all of our exhibitions and where our facilities are located including toilets and food and drink.
We have a range of events to enjoy at Bletchley Park as well as virtual events you can attend from the comfort of your own home.
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.
We offer award-winning learning sessions tailored to pupils of any age.
We offer award-winning learning sessions tailored to pupils of any age. Whether you are looking for an on-site visit, a virtual session or for us to come to you we have tailored session. Exciting hands-on demonstrations and engaging sessions will encourage learning about WW2, teamwork, codebreaking and much more.
Find out what went on at Bletchley Park during WW2: how the German Enigma operators tried to keep their messages secret, how they sent them and how the codebreakers listened in to these messages.
Please explore for important information related to your visit.
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.
Please find all of our frequently asked questions regarding learning visits, if you would like to ask any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Learning Team through the contact form or via the phone.
We are now taking bookings for Learning sessions between 7 June and 31 July 2021. Bookings for the 2021/22 academic year are now also being taken.
We are now taking bookings for Outreach sessions between 7 June and 31 July 2021. Bookings for the 2021/22 academic year are now also being taken.
Why not treat somebody to a day out at Britain’s best kept secret! Let them walk in the footsteps of our amazing Codebreakers and sample the atmosphere of the original WW2 Huts and beautiful Victorian Mansion.
Bletchley Park Trust extends grateful thanks to the Friends, Veterans, Charitable Trusts, Volunteers, Individuals, and Corporate Supporters for their valuable contributions to the Museum.
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Find out more about the Bletchley Park Trust - who we are and what we do.
At Bletchley Park Trust we take privacy seriously and we are committed to protecting it. We want to maintain the trust and confidence of those applying to us for employment or volunteering opportunities, by ensuring you fully understand the way we use your data.
This notice explains what personal data (information) we will hold about you, how we collect it, and how we will use and may share information about you during the application process. We are required to notify you of this information, under data protection legislation. Please ensure that you read this notice (sometimes referred to as a ‘privacy notice’) and any other similar notice we may provide to you from time to time when we collect or process personal information about you.
1. WHO COLLECTS THE INFORMATION
Bletchley Park Trust Limited (‘Trust’) is a ‘data controller’ and gathers and uses certain information about you. This information is also used by our group company, namely Bletchley Park Company Limited and so, in this notice, references to ‘we’ or ‘us’ mean the Trust and our group company.
2. DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES
We will comply with the data protection principles when gathering and using personal information, as set out in our Data Protection Policy.
3. WHAT INFORMATION
We may collect the following information up to and including the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process or the interview stage of the volunteering process:
We may collect the following information after the shortlisting stage, and before making a final decision to recruit:
You are required to provide the categories of information marked ‘*’ above to us to enable us to verify your right to work / volunteer and your suitability for the position/role.
4. HOW WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION
We may collect this information from you, your referees (details of whom you will have provided), your education provider, the relevant professional body, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the Home Office.
5. WHY WE COLLECT THE INFORMATION AND HOW WE USE IT
We will typically collect and use this information for the following purposes (other purposes that may also apply are explained in our GDPR Data Protection Policy):
We seek to ensure that our information collection and processing is always proportionate. We will notify you of any changes to information we collect or to the purposes for which we collect and process it.
6. HOW WE MAY SHARE THE INFORMATION
We may also need to share some of the above categories of personal information with other parties, such as HR consultants and professional advisers. Usually, information will be anonymised but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations. We may also be required to share some personal information as required to comply with the law.
7. SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Further details on how we handle sensitive personal information and information relating to criminal convictions and offences are set out in our Criminal Records Information Policy. Please contact us (see 10. Below) if you wish to see a copy of this.
8. WHERE INFORMATION MAY BE HELD
Information may be held at our offices and third party agencies, service providers, representatives and agents as described above.
9. HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
We keep the personal information that we obtain about you during the recruitment process for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. How long we keep your information will depend on whether your application is successful and you become employed by us or accepted as a volunteer by us, the nature of the information concerned and the purposes for which it is processed.
We will keep recruitment information (including interview notes) for no longer than is reasonable, taking into account the limitation periods for potential claims such as race or sex discrimination (as extended to take account of early conciliation), after which they will be destroyed. If there is a clear business reason for keeping recruitment records for longer than the recruitment period, we may do so but will first consider whether the records can be pseudonymised, and the longer period for which they will be kept.
If your application is successful, we will keep only the recruitment information that is necessary in relation to your employment or volunteering role.
10. YOUR RIGHTS TO CORRECT AND ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION AND TO ASK FOR IT TO BE ERASED
Please contact our Data Protection team, who can be contacted by email at [email protected] if (in accordance with applicable law) you would like to correct or request access to information that we hold relating to you or if you have any questions about this notice. The Data Protection team will provide you with further information about the right to be forgotten, if you ask for it.
11. KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
12. HOW TO COMPLAIN
We hope that our Data Protection team can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information. If not, contact the Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113 for further information about your rights and how to make a formal complaint.