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!



  • Nov 28th is #GivingTuesday. How does your donation help the NCMF?

  • Join us for the 2017 Pearl Harbor program with Dr. Robert Love

  • Thanks to all who attended the 2017 NCMF GMM

  • The 2017 Hall of Honor Inductees - honored on 2 Nov 2017

  • Lt Gen Minihan keynotes at the Cyber at the Crossroads symposium.....

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

  • Check out a program summary of the Washington Post 2017 Cybersecurity Summit

  • Traffic Analysis now featured in Cryptologic Treasures

  • New game kiosk presented by NiSus Technologies!

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

  • Soviet Telemetry Processing Units for New Cold War Exhibit

  • An interactive & fun way to explore the Museum!

  • 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"


  • How governments view powerful tools like the internet often determines how they treat them. In the West, governments have sought to let citizens freely and openly engage with cyberspace – for trade, culture, and civic discourse. Others, such as Russia and China, see the internet as a powerful tool to consolidate their power domestically and a threat to their sovereignty internationally. But doing so disregards the economic, social, and cultural globalization that the internet has helped manifest. The Cipher Brief’s Levi Maxey spoke with Chris Inglis, the former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, about why governments might understand digital sovereignty differently and the negative impacts a fragmenting of the global digital commons could have.

  • On November 8, 2017, The Washington Post brought together business executives, leading cybersecurity experts, privacy advocates and others to discuss detection and prevention strategies for individuals and corporations. The experts examined the current and future cyber threat landscape and the solutions that could help consumers cope with this urgent problem.

  • Catch up on some of the latest cybersecurity news stories for the week ending 11/3/2017. Kaspersky published an explanation of how it came to have copies of stolen NSA malware (Equation Group). Also, lawyers from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are facing Congressional questions regarding the sale of Russian ads during the 2016 presidential election. Plus news about Russian Fancy Bear's target list, and more....