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National Radio Centre

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting little adjunct to the main Bletchley Park site focussed on the development and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Owenian
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London
Fantastically knowledgable staff

This volunteer run centre is a hidden gem inside Bletchley park. The volunteers were extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
roamingtraveller92
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting little adjunct to the main Bletchley Park site focussed on the development and continued relevance of radio with a particular focus on amateur radio. It also tells the story of the important contribution of radio amateurs to the work of the Bletchley Park codebreakers....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Owenian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This volunteer run centre is a hidden gem inside Bletchley park. The volunteers were extremely welcoming and knowledgable, and the centre itself is fantastic to walk around. The exhibitions are information and there are even demonstrations. Definitely worth a visit if you are planning a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank roamingtraveller92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst Bletchley Park is a bit of a history lesson with things in glass cabinets, in the corner there is a real place to see real life radios in action.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting information short film bites good and well thought out displays, a lovely touch is the guys on the radios demonstrating there use.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ivorgreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hut at the park is a mine of information from Marconi to the present day. This is a live radio station with its own call sign. We heard a good explanation from the early days to the modern digital age of today. Give yourself...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mdls22198
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my visit at the Park I went into here. I gives a very good idea of how the radio works and how radios changed over time. Outside the building you can see the big antenna.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dragquist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out, and well worth a whole day out. Excellent Parking and facilities all round the site. Doug

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DOUG Y
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Staff there are so welcoming when you arrive. They are very knowledgeable about the radios and the hobby. The equipment they have is amazing. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

You can learn all about radio waves from the highest to the lowest frequencies (only for submarines) and how your mobile phone is a great deal more complicated than you thought.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul F
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Visted this section of Bletchley Park. I have a vague idea of how Radio works but the explanation in this exhbit was excellent and very comprehensive. A lot of information to take in so will plan a further visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank silversurfer59
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