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This museum opened to the public in December 1993. Since then, thousands of visitors have flocked here to get a glimpse of the government's ability to protect the nation's secrets and uncover those of our enemies. At the National Cryptologic Museum, visitors learn about crucial moments in this history of American cryptology and national defense, including a rare look at the secret world of Native American 'code talkers' and the equipment that protected U.S. communications during World War II. Admission is free.
Merriweather Post Pavilion is actually an outdoor park-cum concert venue situated in downtown Columbia. It is one of the most happening venues for concerts and music festivals not only in Columbia but also in the entire Maryland area. This is not just a venue for the usual rock and roll bands but also for operas and local bands; indie band Animal Collective, named their 2009 hit album after this venue. The Summer Concerts are a big hit, so make sure to book well in advance. Tickets for most concerts can be purchased on line. Visit website for event schedule.