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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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Couldn't resist the Lawnmower Day!

Friendly staff and a very relaxed little museum. Never seen so many different lawn mowers in my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JohnMacPinner
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting & friendly.

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
DottyDitto
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes Museum McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

1  Thank JohnMacPinner
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

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 4 days ago

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 review

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 4 days ago

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 review

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 review

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 1 week ago

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 review

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 2 weeks ago

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 review

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 review

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this museum with visiting grandchildren, aged 5 and 8 - a delightful gem for all of us. It is well laid out, interesting and informative. lots of interactive activities for the children - some obvious delights such as the gramophones, telephony displays,...More

Thank lybu
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review - you're right about the irons. And if you also tried lifting the pans in the kitchen you'd get some idea of how strong the staff of a big house had to be in days...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first glance, one would assume that this was a museum about Milton Keynes itself, but look beyond first impressions and this is one of the best family-friendly museums that we've been to. Featuring a Victorian house, school classroom and even an entire cobbled street...More

Thank Cranleyboy
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

What a fantastic review! We are all glowing from the lovely things you say, and from the enjoyment you are so clearly sharing with others. Thank you so much. So many of our visitors these days come from recommendations so every review like yours is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MIlton Keynes museum is a real experience which shouldn't be missed. There is a lovely atmosphere, lots to do, including cooking toast by a fire in the Victorian kitchen, visiting Victorian and Edwardian shops,using old telephones and telephone exchanges, having tea and cake, and exploring...More

Thank linnemm
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

WHat a lovely review. We loved reading that the four year old and eighty year old both loved it. And that you are clearly a regular visitor. Thanks so much for taking the time to write something here. Our volunteers read these reviews and it's...More

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Jean G
Opening times please
April 9, 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?
April 26, 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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alexanderY1190ZN
are you open today?
April 4, 2016|
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Response from trevor h | Reviewed this property |
I believe they will be but why not try phoning them?
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