Colossus Restoration Project

As a computer enthusiast I’d like to ask that you please sponsor a valve on Colossus (from £10) and help create a marvelous new gallery for the world’s first modern computer. Colossus was built by Tommy Flowers specifically to help crack the Lorenz codes of German High Command during World War II. There were 10 working Colossi and each had 2,500 valves that performed the code-cracking calculations. The rebuilt and working Colossus will be on permanent display again at The National Museum of Computing as part of the displays for Bletchley Park ( You can sponsor as many pixels as you like and add your logo or your name or nickname and url.