Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security

Family friendly

A family with young children look fascinated by an exhibition.
Image credit: Jody Kingzett, Science Museum Group

Uncover the amazing world of secret intelligence in this new display at the Science and Industry Museum.

Visitors to the exhibition will be able to explore the challenges of national security today. You will also be able to find out about the history of the UK’s intelligence agencies.

Discover interesting stories and top-secret files. Get hands-on with puzzles and special objects. From the codebreakers used in the Second World War to special telephones used by the Prime Minister – Top Secret is a great day out for all ages.

Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security
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Plan your visit

Liverpool Road
Greater Manchester,
M3 4FP

The Museum is open every day from 10.00–17.00 during school holidays.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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