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!



  • Come celebrate 25 years at the NCM - Aug 18th

  • An exciting 25th anniversary event at the NCM....

  • U.S. Army RC-12D recon aircraft is the latest addition for the future National Vigilance Park

  • Check out the documentary about trail-blazer Hedy Lamarr

  • Time for Summer reading? Check out "The Cypher Bureau" by Eilidh McGinness (historical fiction)

  • Dr. Breslin-Smith's presentation prompts record Q&A session!

  • Remembering Gene....

  • 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"


  • This article explores the threat posed by what we now refer to as the Internet of Things (IoT). Our smart homes and cities may be more efficient, but at what risk? What measures can be taken to increase our safety while enjoying the benefits of the IoT?

  • The NCM has acquired a new aircraft! A U.S. Army RC-12D Guardrail reconnaissance aircraft is the latest addition for the future National Vigilance Park.

  • Current cybersecurity news briefs include: Cyber Threats Against Pacemakers; Cellphone Vulnerabilities Reported for All Major U.S. Carriers; Global Health Records at Risk; and more.