Cipher | Decipher Travelling Exhibition
Got a Secret?
Want to share it with a few trusted friends?
One way to share your secret is to encrypt your message—that is, change it to something only your friends can understand.
For all types of secrets—from schoolyard gossip to military plans—encryption keeps messages out of the wrong hands.
About the Cipher | Decipher Travelling Exhibit
The bilingual Cipher | Decipher Exhibition allows you to explore how encryption works, and how it affects our lives – from its role in war, to how we rely on it to keep our modern digital communications secure.
Cipher|Decipher was produced by Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation in partnership with Canada’s Communications Security Establishment.
This hands-on exhibition allows you to:
- Learn to encrypt and decrypt secret messages
- Understand how an Enigma machine works
- Try your hand at logic puzzles and games
|Start Date||End Date||Time||Location|
|June 26, 2020||September 28, 2020||Weekdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekend: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|Peterborough Museum and Archives
300 Hunter Street East, Peterborough, Ontario
|January 15, 2020||May 10, 2020||Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekend: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
|Wellington County Museum
0536 Wellington Road 18, Fergus, Ontario
|October 10, 2019||January 2, 2020||Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|Museum Windsor, Chimczuk Museum
401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, Ontario
|May 25, 2019||September 29, 2019||9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily||Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, Ontario
|Friday December 7, 2018||Sunday March 31, 2019||Week: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.||Military Communications and Electronics Museum
95 Craftsman Blvd. Kingston, Ontario
|Sunday November 4, 2018||Sunday November 25, 2018||9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily||The Canada Science and Technology Museum
1867 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario
|Friday October 5, 2018||Wednesday October 31, 2018||Week: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekend: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
|Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
More locations coming soon…
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