Take a trip with the family to the fascinating Bletchley Park for an insight into the once top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers. See where some of the smartest minds around like Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman and Bill Tutte helped turn the tide of war and discover the extraordinary achievements of the men and women who worked at Bletchley Park. A place of exceptional historical importance, Bletchley Park is also a birthplace of modern information technology and has helped shape life as we know it today. Highlights of a visit include the restored codebreaking huts, with their WW2 interiors faithfully recreated and hands-on displays in the blocks where the masterminds from the Government Code Cypher School (GC CS) cracked enemy codes. Explore the beautiful grounds and historic buildings with an interactive multimedia guide and enjoy the atmospheric soundscapes, galleries and exhibitions.
Need to Know
On arrival at Bletchley Park you'll begin in the Visitor Centre, handing over your tickets at Admissions and then on to the introductory exhibition before heading out to explore the park at your leisure. There are a number huts open to the public as well as the Mansion, the Museum in Block B with Enigma machines, a Lorenz machine and a rebuild of the Bombe machine, a one hour guided tour and on-site exhibitions are all included as part of your experience.