Welcome to the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation (NCMF)

The NCMF directly supports the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM), the first public museum in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Located adjacent to the National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, the NCM houses a priceless collection of artifacts that represent our Nation's history in code making and code breaking. The world class library in the NCM provides visitors an unprecedented opportunity to study works on Cryptology from the very rare to contemporary. The NCMF is also leading the effort to build a new Cyber Center for Education and Innovation ~ Home of the National Cryptologic Museum.

Learn about the joint mission of the NCMF & NCM, and the ways in which the NCMF supports the Museum HERE. Thank you for visiting!



  • 2014 Hall of Honor

    The 2014 Cryptologic Hall of Honor Inductees were recognized in a ceremony on 22 October. Click to learn more.

  • In Memoriam Registry

    Honor their cryptologic service today.

  • 2014 Pearl Harbor

    Register now for the 14th Pearl Harbor Lecture....

  • Sir Iain Lobban's valedictory speech

    GCHQ Director Sir Iain Lobban's gives valedictory speech, 21 Oct 2014. Photo: Crown Copyright.

  • @War by Shane Harris

    "How the NSA Became a Killing Machine" explores Shane Harris's new book, @War

  • Chris Inglis New BOD Chairman

    Mr. John C. "Chris" Inglis is the new NCMF Chairman of the BOD

  • NCMF at CyberMaryland 2014

    The NCMF participated as a sponsor & exhibitor at CyberMaryland 2014.

  • "The Imitation Game"

    "The Imitation Game" Coming Out Fall 2014!

  • Forgotten Female Programmers

    The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

  • 2015 CCH Symposium Call for Papers

    Call for Papers for the 2015 NSA CCH Symposium


    The NCMF was honored to participate in the 37th DRS SIGINT TECH EXPO (10 Sept 2014).

  • NCM Reviewed in The New York Times

    National Cryptologic Museum Reviewed in "The New York Times"

  • Poland's Overlooked Enigma Codebreakers

    Poland's Overlooked Enigma Codebreakers

  • The Council on CyberSecurity and the Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense

    Tony Sager on Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense.

  • The Hacker Who Saved 30 Million Lives

    The Hacker Who Saved 30 Million Lives

  • World War I - The Original Code Talkers

    World War I - The Original Code Talkers. A BBC News Magazine article.

  • B207 Hitler's Enigma

    B207 Enigma is believed to have been used at the Fuhrer Headquarters.

  • Understanding NSA via Bill Sullivan

    Former NSA employee Bill Sullivan helps people understand NSA's mission.

  • New clue to Kryptos

    In the NY Times - A New Clue to Kryptos. Photos by Drew Angerer