Alan Turing Memorial Tourist attraction in Manchester, United Kingdom

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Map gps coordinates: 53.476722, -2.236028
Address: 50 Sackville St, Manchester M1 3WF, UK

The bronze-statue portrays Turing as sitting on a bench beside a park holding an apple in his hand. His life span and some enigma codes are written on the bench. There is a plaque at Turing’s feet is visible.


The Alan Turing memorial was sculpted by Glyn Hughes. This was built in Sackville Park, Manchester, England commemorating the father of computer science, Alan Turing. The required funds for this statue was raised through Alan Turing Memorial Fund which was set up by a barrister from Stockport, Richard Humphry, who as well generated the idea of the statue. On 23rd June 2001, the statue was revealed as it was Turing’s birthday.

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