Get hands-on with a retro computer game

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The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at Bletchley Park is holding a Christmas Bytes Festival between Christmas and New Year, where families can have fun and get hands-on with some exciting digital devices.

There will be LEGO Mindstorm EV3 activities, retro computer games including space invaders, Pac-Man and Raspberry Pi does Minecraft.

Located at Bletchley Park, the museum is an independent charity housing the largest collection of functional historic computers in Europe, including a rebuilt Colossus, the world’s first electronic computer.

The museum’s mission is to collect and restore computer systems, particularly those developed in Britain, and to enable people to explore that collection for inspiration, learning and enjoyment.

Entrance is £5 per person, £2.50 concessions, free for children 12 and under.

Visitors coming to TNMOC only need not pay the Bletchley Park entrance fee.

The festival is from noon to 4pm from December 27 to 31.