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Milton Keynes Museum

McConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
+44 1908 316222
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Get in all year for free!

We paid for a family ticket and now get in for free for 12 months. What a deal! We love it here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashleighbumpandtom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Great day out

This a great museum for all ages. The guides were so informative and were very helpful. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CouplesUk
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UK
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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McConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
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+44 1908 316222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid for a family ticket and now get in for free for 12 months. What a deal! We love it here! Wonderful items to look at and regular events. The staff are ALWAYS friendly, happy and helpful. The kids love it. And even my...More

Thank Ashleighbumpandtom
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a fabulous endorsement! Very many thanks to you and hello to your family of fans. We have said it many times here but it is still true that it is visitors like you who make it all worthwhile.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This a great museum for all ages. The guides were so informative and were very helpful. If you agree to gift aid then you can visit got a year. Very good value for money. There are plenty of week end extra advents put on. The...More

Thank CouplesUk
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really grateful for that review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it and we're looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Milton Keynes museum is a great place to visit. I love leaning about the history, seeing the exhibitions and learning about the old phones. The volunteers are really friendly and I love talking to them about the history. One of my favourite thing is the...More

Thank emily_reviews_971
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Emily. We certainly have plans to double the size of the Granary cafe to be able to cater for the huge increase in visitors - which will probably double again once the new major new galleries in 2019. Those galleries will move us from...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and a very relaxed little museum. Never seen so many different lawn mowers in my life - including the one you could cycle round your garden! Interesting history of telephones, plus pre-Victorian through to (approx 1960s) of life in general. Great feelings of...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for this review John - and how have you managed to miss all the information at the museum and in the press about our expansion - precisely so we can tell the full story of Mikton Keynes. There's plenty of information. On our website...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Took my grandson, staff were happy to show him & let him try out some of the exhibits etc. so family friendly.

1  Thank DottyDitto
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Dottyditto - as you know we work very hard at being family friendly so it's great to hear that was your experience. And thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went here last Saturday and had a nice afternoon. The volunteers were very helpful and the exhibits interesting. We had a nice sandwich and a cake in the tearoom which was really good, the prices very reasonable.

Thank kathleen o
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit Kathleen and thanks very much for taking the time to write a review

Reviewed 18 May 2017

I have known this museum since it's very early days in the 1970s. It has survived over the years thanks to its wonderful volunteers. At long last investment means that Milton Keynes Museum is just getting better and better and in fact will I am...More

Thank howard b
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks Howard. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review here and you are right - our ambitions for the expansion extend beyond being a museum for MK but being one of the best and most original museums in the country. We...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great day out with children. Great value and lots to do and see. Children and adults had a good time there.

Thank jesualdomartinez
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Short, sweet and completely to the point! Thanks very much for rating us and for this review. We're delighted to hear you think we're good value and look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 12 May 2017

A wonderful walk through local history in a town not known for its history. A perfect gem still developing and improving

Thank Andrew F
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

'A local marvel'? - we'll settle for that :) Many thanks for rating us and for your lovely words.

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Having lived in MK for so many years .... I finally visited and absolutely fell in love with this place. So nostalgic, so interesting, so informative. an absolute must-visit-again place - and definitely a bargain of a price for the season ticket. So many events...More

Thank Karen P
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Ah Karen, you made our day with this review. We too love the Museum and get a special thrill when visitors become friends of the museum and return to see us time and again. We are so grateful to you for taking the time to...More

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Rasha A
can i yake 8 month old baby?
2 June 2017|
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Response from Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but as other people have said, some spaces would be a bit tight for a large buggy. Maybe a baby carrier would be easier if you have one? They have changing facilities so you should be well catered for :)
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Jean G
Opening times please
10 April 2017|
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
Hi Jean, I'll add them to TripAdvisor but you can also find them invthevusit us page of our website. Right now we're open Weds-Sunday 11am-4.30pm and on Easter amonday as well.
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galedavies
Is it cold in the museum will we need coats?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Sonya J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would take coats as there are large areas inside and i can't remember what the temperature was like but I'm sure there must be heating. There are various buildings, so you'll be going outside to get to them, so its... More
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