Time of year
It is fitting that Manchester should pay tribute to this man for all he did for us in the war. The way he was treated in subsequent years, just because of the way he was, was frankly appalling. It is somewhat appropriate that he is now gazing in the general direction of the…
On the one hand I think that a memorial of Alan Turing should be in a more high profile part of the city as he was such an important part of this country's history. On the other hand, he seems at peace here with his apple and it's an area where he will be rightly celebrated by…
Lovely memorial to the great man who was persecuted for his sexual preferences. Ironic that it is in the gay village but at least there is a memorial. Can’t ignore someone as important as this.
Nice memorial in a cute little park. Good quick stop to learn a bit of history, good to see several families making the stop with kids. A free tour meets here at 11 each day for 3 hour walkabout the city.
I am from Arizona in the USA and took the tour of Manchester that started at the Alan Turing Memorial. I learned about LGBTQ rights and horrors in England in the 60's, science discoveries that have changed the history of the World, the history of the Industrial Revolution that…