Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry reopening with the launch of a new major exhibition exploring the history of codebreaking and Alan Turing.
TOP SECRET: FROM CIPHERS TO CYBER SECURITY
The MOSI describes the new event: “From Alan Turing and his team of codebreakers at Bletchley Park, to one of the most successful Soviet spy rings in Cold War Britain, to modern-day cyber-crime, Top Secret explores over a century’s worth of communications intelligence through hand-written documents, declassified files and incredible artefacts from GCHQ’s and the Science Museum Group’s historic collections.”
At the event you’ll be able to test your puzzling solving skills by challenging your friends and family in their ‘interactive puzzle zone’. You’ll learn about the evolution of gadgets used to decipher crucial messages used during wartime britain and the intelligence challenges we face today in the 21st century.
The exhibition will also pay homage to legendary Mancunian and mathematician, Alan Turing who helped Britain defeat Germany in WW2, cracking the Enigma Machine german soldiers used to communicate.
Free tickets for the event will be available to book soon, be sure to sign up to their newsletter to be first in line to secure them.