Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum
McConnell Drive
Milton Keynes
MK12 5EL

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014




01908 316222


01908 319148

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Victorian Farmhouse
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Welcome to Milton Keynes Museum, where we preserve the history of Britain's newest city. Housed in a beautiful Victorian farmstead, our large and constantly changing selection of displays have something for all the family.

The museum follows the history of the Milton Keynes area, including North Buckinghamshire and South Northamptonshire, from 1800 to the present day. Our collections include social, domestic, industrial and agricultural items with a connection to the area: each has a story to tell!

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Opening hours

01 April- 31 October
Wed-Sun 11:00-16:30
01 November - 31 March
Sat-Sun 11:00-16:30
See our website for other event details

Closed: Mon and Tues all year except Milton Keynes Spring, Summer and Autumn half-terms

Admission charges

Adults: £7.50
Concessions: £6.00
Family (2 Adults + 4 Child): £22.00
Season tickets: Adults £25; Cocessions £20; Families £60.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archives, Industry, Land Transport, Science and Technology, Social History, Trade and Commerce

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Look At Life

  • 23 — 24 May 2015

Nature at MKM + 'Microscope Safari' workshop
Masses of fun wildlife-themed activities indoors and out

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adults £7.50
Children and Concessions £6.00 (under 5s free)
Families (2 adults and up to 4 children) £22.00


Heritage Open Days 2015: Milton Keynes Museum - Open Days and Annual Beer Festival

  • 10 — 13 September 2015

Victorian farmhouse and school room, street of shops, working telephones, Hall of Transport and much more in a beautiful setting of an historical Victorian Model Farm site that was once part of Dr John Radcliffe's Estate. Visitors will also be invited to the Annual Beer Festival - a selection of real ales and cider available for purchase. BBQ included.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.


Easter Fun and Egg Hunt

  • 6 — 9 April 2015

Follow our history trail for some yummy prizes.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Phones and Post Office Vehicles Day

  • 26 April 2015

A chance to see and use our collection of historical telephones and switchboards, and to see visiting historic Post Office vehicles.

Summer Half Term

  • 25 — 29 May 2015

Enjoy our fascinating local history museum and special half term activities.

1940s Weekend

  • 5 — 6 September 2015

We are proud to present our 1940s weekend. This will be our 6th wartime weekend and we are looking forward to another super event, the museum itself is truly worth a visit and our 1940s weekend expands on this, bringing a flavour of the war years with music, re-enactors, exhibits and living history displays. If your heart lies in the 1940s war years you won't want to miss out,for all the family, relaxation, education, fun or just a trip down memory lane.

Suitable for

  • Any age