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Great day out

We had a wonderful family afternoon at MK Museum. From the first room the care and kindness of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SheepsMK
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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a little gem of a museum

Great hands on museum, we all loved it especially the grand kids (age 2 and 4 years)The volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andy S
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We only live a short drive from this museum, so decided to take a visit when we found ourselves with a couple of hours to spare. We had to change all our other plans as we spent over 4 hours here! The museum is Fabulous....More

4  Thank MrsFeets
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2014

Amazing review 'MrsFeets' - thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and for those precious five stars. It always gives the team a real boost to hear how much someone enjoyed their visit, and your review certainly made us smile. Believe...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the museum with my child quite often and enjoyed it very much until my son operated pig weighing machine. this machine was unsafe to use but no signs were put up or nor it had anyone guarding it. Our son was supervised...More

6  Thank JoLeonRaf
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

The accident happened some months ago (April14th, just after noon). We immediately moved other equipment so that no-one, but particularly a child, could stand under the operating lever and we also placed a warning notice on the lever itself. This equipment was behind a stall...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful family afternoon at MK Museum. From the first room the care and kindness of the volunteers was impressive and they really gave our grandchildren a great experience. The whole place is so well thought out and there is so much to...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and review us and for your very lovely comments about our volunteer team. I don't think anything gives our volunteers as much job satisfaction as reading reviews such as yours!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hands on museum, we all loved it especially the grand kids (age 2 and 4 years)The volunteers were brilliant with them. pedaled a pianola, wound up music boxes and gramophones, made their own toast on a toasting fork in front of range, operated a...More

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

Thank you Andy. It sounds as if you all had a great time andwe're so glad the visit worked for all the age groups in your party. We depend on reviews such as yours to get the word out about the museum so we are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really great way to enjoy the Xmas past with singing around the piano and mulled wine or soft drinks for the none drinkers. In addition to the singalong you have the chance to explore the museum which is full of interest. A really enjoyable...More

Thank 567bev
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh yes! Christmas is very definitely one of our favourite times of year: the closest thing we know to the feeling of old-fashioned Christmas cards and the magic of Christmases past. Hope you enjoy it every bit as much this year, and thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Particularly good for a rainy day as pretty much all inside. More the enough to entertain 6 children ranging from 18 months to 10 years. Great value given you can return on the ticket for 12 months.More

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

Thanks Lee and you're right - whenever it rains we expect more visitors! However, now you have your annual ticket you can come and see one of our 2019 events - many of which are outside and take over the whole site! We are also...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly place that we visit at least once a month with our preschooler. The volunteers are always brilliant and they often run extra free things like the crafts and baloon animals this halloween. The cafe is reasonably priced, with a huge range of homemade...More

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

Thank you Tina. What a wonderful review and I can assure you that our volunteers read these reviews and are always touched to know from our visitors that they make a difference. We'll see you again at Christmas :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic piece of history of old. Many different things to see including old farm equipment, a recreation of an old street complete with shops and old vehicles! At certain times there are volumteers who reinact shopkeepers, butchers, farmers etc which adds to the experience!...More

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

Thanks Chris for this lovely review and for recommending us. We are so glad you enjoyed the visit and found it 'worth it'! The street of shops is one of our favourites too, but as you say there is so much to see on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited last Sunday with my partner and we enjoyed every single minute! The amount of attention paid to layouts and displayed is fantastic, but what really makes it special is the people working there. Everyone is forthcoming, friendly and knowledgeable and happy to explain things...More

Thank Steve M
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow Steve, thank you! We are thrilled by your review and very grateful to you for taking the time to write it - and remind us that when we were growing up those vacuum pipes were in standard use in some of the department stores!...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Fantastic. Really helpful staff. Each room holds so much of our past depending on your age of course. It is very hands on which makes it even more interesting. As an ex G.P.O. trained telephonist I thoroughly enjoyed the telephone section. The gentleman was very...More

Thank Rita T
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Ah Rita, what a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and review us. It really helps us get the word out. And we hope you'll use your year's free entry to come back and see us many times. There'll...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Our 7 year old grand daughter had been with her class, and persuaded us to take her. Well, we loved the place. After buying our tickets in the gift shop, we went through a Victorian house, each room furnished as in mid Victorian times. A...More

Thank debrichgil
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thanks for coming to see us - we really enjoy hearing stories like yours where the children have persuaded their elders to come back! We take your point about the name but as you may have gathered we are in the midst of creating two...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

I think this is overpriced for OAP most museums dont charge at all .I wont be going again . Tho the staff are very helpfull some exhibits have no reference to what they are where they were made etcMore

1  Thank 141paul
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Oh dear! We're sorry you felt the admission of fee of £7 for unlimited entry for a year was too much. The Museum is independent which means without the income from tickets we couldn't operate at all. As you'll see from other TripAdvisor reviews, most...More

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Response from Malcolm T | Reviewed this property |
Tickets. Adults: £9. Children aged 5-16: £6.00. Under 5s: free. Families (2 Adults + Up To Four Children): £26.00. Retired and unwaged: £7.00 (For our disabled visitors we are happy to admit one carer free of charge)
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This fantastic museum is a hit with all ages in our family as it has something for everyone
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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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