National Cryptologic Museum

8290 Colony 7 Rd.
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701- Map It
(301) 688-5849

AAA Editor Notes

National Cryptologic Museum is on Colony 7 Rd. at jct. SRs 32 and 295 near National Security Agency headquarters. The museum recounts the history of encryption and highlights dramatic tales from the secretive world of cryptology. Visitors can see a cipher wheel, a hands-on German enigma machine, an exhibit about the Native American Code Talkers, a Revolutionary War code breaking exhibit and recently declassified super computers. The Hall of Honor pays tribute to cryptologic experts who were pioneers in their field. A park honors aerial reconnaissance crew members who died in the line of duty. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4, first and third Sat. of the month 10-2. Closed major holidays.