National Cryptologic Museum

Display in the National Cryptologic Museum Photo
Collection contains thousands of artifacts depicting the history of cryptology (codes & ciphers) and its importance to the security of the United States.


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8290 Colony 7 Rd
Annapolis Junction, MD
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Rated 5 by Nancy L

March 17, 2023

Nancy L

Great museum but more context is required for exhibits

Great visit! Very informative although more context and explanations are required. I was left with desire to understand more and do my own research. My son, 15, was really into it.

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Rated 3 by Lutz E

March 10, 2023

Lutz E

Nice museums but short in technical explanations and keeps you wanting more…

They did have some very famous artifacts/machines there, and a real Enigma to play with (cool) but… the information for most off them was very sparse (eg no in depth description about the inner...

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Rated 5 by Angela D

February 26, 2023

Angela D

What a Treasuare!

What a treasure! A wealth of information, knowledgeable docents and some hands-on as well. Parking is easy. I recommend to anyone, including kids. Very handicap accessible. My husband is in a...

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