Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum
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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.
Victorian Christmas

A Victorian Christmas

  • 4 — 20 December 2015

Come and soak up the atmosphere of Christmas past with us this season:

- Keep a look out for Queen Victoria, but don’t forget to bow or curtsey
-Take the children to visit Father Christmas and his elves in the grotto
-Have our Butler serve you some warm Mulled Wine or a softer alternative
Visit the Blacksmiths forge where you can taste hot chestnuts
Or have a sing song around the piano by candle lightSanta with a couple of young visitors
Come through to the Chapel where we’re showing old Christmas film footage
Come into the parlour and keep warm by the fire while we entertain you with carols
Venture into the school room where we have Christmas arts and crafts to keep you busy
Toast yourself and a slice of bread at the kitchen range, then spread it with lashings of butter
Stroll the Street of Shops to experience times gone by
Enjoy the indoor Christmas Market stalls selling local arts and crafts
Finish off in the Granary cafe where you can enjoy homemade cakes and mince pies, hot chocolate and much, much more.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adults: £7.50
Children aged 5-16: £6.00
Under 5s: free
Families (2 Adults + Up To Four Children): £22.00
Concessions: £6.00 (For our disabled visitors we are happy to admit one carer free of charge)


Milton Keynes Museum
McConnell Drive
Milton Keynes
MK12 5EL

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01908 316222


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