Photos of Turing & His World

The Alan Turing Building

The Alan Turing Building houses the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester. Turing was a professor at Manchester during the last years of his life.

Wilmslow, Cheshire

Turing lived the last years of his life at this home in Wilmslow, Cheshire near Manchester. He took his own life at this house on June 7, 1954.

Bombe Machine

This working replica of a Bombe machine is on display at Bletchley Park. Turing designed the Bombe in 1939. It was a vital tool for the codebreakers.

German Enigma Machine

This German Enigma machine is on display at Bletchley Park. Historians credit Turing and the other codebreakers with shortening the war by about two years and saving millions of lives.

Office at Bletchley Park

Turing led the Naval Enigma codebreaking efforts from this office in Hut 8. The building at Bletchley Park has been fully restored.

Hut 8 at Bletchley Park

Hut 8 at Bletchley Park is the building Turing worked in during the early years of World War II. Turing was instrumental in breaking the German naval Enigma code.

King's College, Cambridge

In 1931, Turing began his studies at King's College, Cambridge.

Alan Turing

Turing's Birthplace

Turing was born on June 23, 1912 in this London building. It's now the Collanade Hotel located near the Warwick Avenue tube station in Little Venice.

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Alan Turing in his early 20s. Photo Credit: King’s College Library, Cambridge.

Turing's Statue

Turing's statue at Bletchley Park.

Turing's Statue at Bletchley Park

Turing's Statue at Bletchley Park

Turing in a photo from his days at the Sherborne School.

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