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National Radio Centre

Bletchley Park Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB, England
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Interesting

When visiting Bletchley Park you can also go into the National radio centre as well as part of your... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
delilahStokie
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stoke on trent
Compact and informative

This is a useful display of radio equipment and history, that will form part of your visit to the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
paulstaylor
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bletchley Park Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB, England
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

When visiting Bletchley Park you can also go into the National radio centre as well as part of your day. The two men in there explained about amateur radio and also if you’re lucky you get to hear transmissions (unfortunately we had just missed one,...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a useful display of radio equipment and history, that will form part of your visit to the Bletchley Park museum. If you are into amateur radio, its a must visit place.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had a look around here during our visit to Bletchley Park and enjoyed reading the very good displays and using the interactive bits. Many commonly heard names from history- Morse, Marconi, Tesla and Bose... didn’t realise they were all people! History and then all...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Very rewarding and amazing to see the exhibition of the code breakers and we now know more than ever how much we owe to them. I thought the rooms in the huts were all pretty much the same. Lots to read on frames hanging from...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited the museum as part of our visit to Bletchley Park. The displays were excellent and the guided tour of the Colossus machine was marvellous. Not to be missed

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Full of history well laid out. Excellent. Lots of interesting facts and historical data to read and inform yourself. Suggest you do a bit of research before your visit.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We just visited Bletchley park, but it took ages to find it the signs are terrible , it's supposed to be a secret place , and it still is because you can't find it , we drove past the entrance, because the sign isn't on...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to us and so off we went. Large car park which is free to use. Really helpful at the ticket booth and we can use our tickets for a year! The displays and info are really good. There are Interactive displays which are...More

Thank ChrisBoston
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Starts from radio basics with hands on demos to illustrate the theory. Also shows the history of radio and includes a working amateur radio station GB2RS with RSGB staff on hand to answer questions and demonstrate the equipment,

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

The National Radio Centre is inside the Bletchley Park grounds. We arrived early on a Saturday and were given a very interesting talk by two amateur radio enthusiasts. Obviously this is quite a specific hobby/interest but during the talk I could better understand why there...More

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