The Gaithersburg Community Museum presents Discovery Days, a series designed to stir the imagination and foster family involvement in a fun and stimulating environment. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted to help offset our costs. Registration is not required, but recommended. Suitable for ages 6 & up.
Sunday, March 22, 2020 • 1 - 4 PM - CANCELLED
Explore spy codes, signal messaging, and computer coding in this fun afternoon.
- National Cryptologic Museum & the National Security Agency will display a Luftwaffe enigma machine & crypto-wheel used to make and decipher codes
- Code Ninjas will help visitors learn what computer code is
- Morse Radio Club will have multiple telegraph stations
- Montgomery Amateur Radio Club will set up a radio antenna
- Gaithersburg High School NJROTC will demonstrate naval flag signals
- National Museum of Language
- Explore DNA code with National Institute of Health’s Genome Project
- Learn train whistles