For as long as we’ve had secret information, individuals and organizations have encrypted and analyzed encrypted communications.
From schoolyard gossip to military plans, ciphers keep secrets out of the wrong hands. Cipher | Decipher is an interactive, new exhibition exploring the past and present of communications cryptology. Developed by the Canada Science and Technology Museum, in partnership with the Communications Security Establishment, this 750 sq. ft. travelling exhibition includes an authentic Enigma cipher machine and interactive experiences related to cryptology and cyber security.
The exhibition helps Canadians understand communications cryptology: what it is, how it works, and how it affects our lives. A removable puzzle module allows visitors to see if they possess the skills necessary for working in the field of cryptology.
Detailed information on this travelling exhibition available for download in PDF format.
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|Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives, Napanee ON||June - August, 2022|
|Diefenbaker Canada Centre, Saskatoon, SK||June - September 12, 2021|
|Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre, Timmins, ON||February 12 - May 9, 2021|
|Peterborough Museum and Archives, Peterborough, ON||July 9 - September 28, 2020|
|Wellington County Museum and Archives, Fergus, ON||January 18 - May 10, 2020|
|Museum Windsor, Windsor, ON||October 10, 2019 - January 2, 2020|
|Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, ON||May 25 - September 29, 2019|
|Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa, ON||April 10 - May 13, 2019|
|Military Communications and Electronics Museum, Kingston, ON||December 7, 2018 – March 31, 2019|
|Canada Science and Technology Museum, Ottawa, ON||November 6 - December 2, 2018|
|Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, ON||October 5 - October 31, 2018|
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