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!



  • Remembering Gene....

  • Check out photos from Armed Forces Day 2018

  • Congratulations to the MD History Day NCMF Award Winners!

  • Missed the Spring Program? Enjoy a replay!

  • Check out the NCMF blog for cyber news updates & more...

  • Check out the new Service & Sacrifice exhibit at the NCM!

  • New game kiosk presented by NiSus Technologies!

  • Soviet Telemetry Processing Units for New Cold War Exhibit

  • More & more students & educators share about their NCM visit on social media.

  • NCMF online community shares book suggestions

  • Explore the NCMF's rare & interesting Acquisitions.....

  • National Cryptologic Museum Reviewed in "The New York Times"


  • Former NSA Deputy Director Rick Ledgett reflects on 5th anniversary of the Snowden disclosures for the Lawfare blog. In the article, Ledgett points out what the media failed to describe back in 2013, and what Snowden never understood, was what motivated the people who established the NSA in the aftermath of World War II and the hundreds of thousands of employees since who have made it a national treasure.

  • Cybersecurity News Bytes for 18 June 2018 - including Trump-Kim Summit Draws Hackers' Attention; Android Mystery Bot Has Many Capabilities; More Intel Vulnerabilities Revealed; Malware Designed for Stealing Cryptocurrency; and Nigerian Prince Email Scam - Avoid Falling Victim to Cyber Scams.

  • Cybersecurity news briefs include...Genealogy Firm Suffers Massive Data Breach; Cisco Releases Security Fixes for Multiple Products; Congress Seeks to Thwart ZTE Despite President Trump's Direction; Atlanta Continues to Recover....