ATTENTION: The National Cryptologic Museum will hold a Grand Opening on Saturday, 8 October
2022 starting at 10AM. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NatCryptoMuseum for more information.

National Cryptologic Museum

Sharing Our Nation’s Cryptologic Legacy

About the Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum is NSA’s gateway to the public and educates visitors about the role of cryptology in shaping history. The NCM collects, preserves, and showcases unique cryptologic artifacts and shares the stories of the people, technology, and methods that have defined cryptologic history.

Plan a Visit

The NCM will open on October 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Following the opening, museum hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. We are located at 8290 Colony Seven Road in Annapolis Junction. Call (301) 688-5849 for more information.

Introduction to the Museum

Take an inside look at the National Cryptologic Museum and see what we have to offer!

Tours & Education Programs

The NCM offers tours and education programs for K-12 student groups and civic organizations.

Museum Collection Database

The NCM provides a collection library to learn more about its vast collection of artifacts.
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National Cryptologic Museum Special Events

The NCM hosts various virtual and in-person special events to educate the public on the role of cryptology in shaping America’s history.