Summer visit resumes

Society members being shown the  Lorenz SZ42 cipher machine.

Photo: Society members being shown the Lorenz SZ42 cipher machine.

Our popular summer visit resumed this year, after a two year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic with a visit to the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) on Bletchley Park.

The last summer visit was to the IWM Cabinet War Rooms back in the summer of 2019. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, summer visits were suspended for two years and only resumed this year with a visit to National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) on Bletchley Park.

Members were given a guided tour of the exhibits on display, many with connections to the University of Cambridge. Of particular interest to members were the Turing-Welchman Bombe machine and the EDSAC computer. Other exhibits included Colossus, the world's first electronic computer and the Lorenz SZ42 cipher machine.

Our summer visits are open to members of the Society only. To join the Cambridge Philosophical Society visit our membership page here

Details of the 2023 summer visit will be announced to members via email.

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