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Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
+44 1908 316222
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brilliant place to visit for young and old

This museum has a wide variety of historical exhibits which transform you to days gone by. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
birdtraveller02
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
History Festival - Fabulous.

We visited as an extended family, and plenty to keep Grandparents, parents and children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rootitooti123
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toast” (56 reviews)
“home made cakes” (48 reviews)
“school room” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Milton Keynes Museum McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
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+44 1908 316222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a wide variety of historical exhibits which transform you to days gone by. This is great for children and adults alike, and the guides who are al volunteers are keen and very knowledgeable.More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to review and rate us. We do depend on our visitors sharing with others that they've had a good time and it means a great deal to all the volunteers to know their hard work is appreciated...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as an extended family, and plenty to keep Grandparents, parents and children entertained. The History Festival was obviously the main attraction, but there is plenty to do in the main museum. Telephones to interact with, sweets to buy from the old sweet shop,...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great that you had such a good time and thank you very much for this review. We agree about the cream teas and, as you may have seen in other reviews, very much have an expansion of the tea room in hand.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely day at the museum lots of interesting things to see, entry fee very good especially as it lasts for a year. The big disappointment for us was the café we ordered our sandwiches and we were told they would take a while...More

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

Oh dear, I'm so sorry you were disappointed - and glad the rest of the visit was successful enough for you to still award us four out of five. We are very aware that our cafe facilities are no longer adequate for serving the huge...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum really has something for everyone... The museum covers an amazing range of topics from the development of the telecommunications industry to transportation to excellent recreations of various businesses from Britain's past. One can also touch most of the objects on display. The best...More

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

Thanks for this lovely review and for such knowledge of the museum and what we're about. I can promise you our volunteers read these reviews and are always delighted to know they've got it right for visitors.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Another great day at MK museum lots of interesting displays and all the usual interesting bits to look at and the informative volunteers. Our boys also love going as do we I really like the water wheel and the air raid shelter also looking forward...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Lovely review thanks, and we're so pleased you enjoyed the history festival. So did we! It's always good to hear from visitors who keep coming back: you're the reason we do it.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a school trip with my little ones school, they all had a fantastic time. We had a volunteer who showed us around the Victorian farmhouse and let’s the kids have a turn in the Victorian classroom. There was shops and street from...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

How fantastic that the school had such a great time. We love inspiring young children to get involved with a museum in an active way - rather than just looking at things. thanks so much for taking the time to write a review Bhavita.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Visited last Friday and thought it was a brilliant museum,with lots to see.Especially enjoyed the fact that we were encouraged to touch the artifacts and have a go at things-enjoyed playing the pianola.Lovely volunteers with a wealth of information,very reasonably priced cafe with great food.Well...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

thank you Pauline for this lovely review and for the precious five stars. It's great to hear that you got so much out of our hands-on approach - we believe that's the best way to understand history! Thank you too for your comments about our...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most wonderfully delightful places I have ever seen. I go every year. The staff is always helpful. The museum is one of a kind, I always enjoy taking my daughter. It never gets old going there and spending time walking...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Ah David, how lovely to hear that you come back every year and enjoy it as much as ever. We can't wait to show you our new galleries when they open. Thank you so much for this lovely vote of confidence. We really appreciate it.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

It has always been a delight to visit this museum and the extensive new halls should be great. What one must never overlook however is that the engine room of this place is the volunteer team and the wonderful cake makers.

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

You're so right - it is our volunteers who are responsible for so much of our success. they are what make visits memorable. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, superb museum and very educational whilst lots of fun. Lovely food from the granary cafe all homemade cake mmm lovely. I would, personally, congratulate your wonderful volunteers who took the time and patience to show my 14 year old grandaughter how these old things...More

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

WOw, what a lovely review and thank you so much for your comments about our volunteers. I can assure you they read these pages and it means a great deal to them to know their time and commitment is valued by our visitors. We're so...More

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ashleypaterson
31 May 2018|
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
Parking is plentiful and feee only time we have problems is at our big weekend events when we use an overspill 490m walk away. It can take 2-4 hours to go around, depending on how engaged you are! And yes, there's a cafe... More
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Lu2n
2 August 2017|
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Response from Mr J | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. We've been many times, with and without our kinder. The last time, the volunteers were brilliant at explaining some of the more unfamiliar things.
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Lu2n
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Response from TravelMunchkinFP | Reviewed this property |
If they have an interest in history then it would. All the displays are interactive, and I think the telephone room would be a favourite.
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