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Excellent family visit with a lot to see

We visited Milton Keynes Museum with our two grandchildren and enjoyed all the exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny S
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Great day for all ages

I have taken my grandchildren, to this museum a few times, and it still keeps their interest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather D
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Milton Keynes Museum with our two grandchildren and enjoyed all the exhibits and particularly the 'Street of Shops' and the 'Connected Earth' exhibits. The entry charge, if 'Gift Aided', allows free return visits within a year and the family ticket was good value...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jenny S
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for such a thorough and lovely review, Jenny. We work hard to ensure that visitors get a great experience every time they pay us a visit, and we think that our admission is great value. We're pleased that you agree. We often hear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken my grandchildren, to this museum a few times, and it still keeps their interest, always something that they missed the time before. Loved the old phones. Excellent time had by allMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Heather D
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How lovely to hear that you keep coming back to see us, Heather! You are right too, there is always something new to see, or something you might well have missed during earlier visits. When our beautiful new galleries open, there will be much, much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last year as interesting local attraction. Constantly improving and some good special events.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to rate us, and for making mention of our special days. We have lots of supplementary events running throughout the year, on top of the usual displays. The museum is continually working to make it the best experience possible...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time looking at all the old bit in the house. Loved the toast. Walked through an olde shopping arcade that actually sold old sweets . fab day out .More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to share details of your visit. Our street of shops really does allow you to step back in time, doesn't it? Making hot buttered toast using a toasting fork always goes down well in our farmhouse kitchen - especially on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have seen some great areiel displays from here also they put on great quizzes to which we are going to next month April.They have a very interesting type set up shop in which is displayed lots of tinned foodstuffs and cleaning products from WW2.....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aah, thanks so much for giving us a lovely review - and for mentioning our quizzes! They are such a fun way to spend an evening, while raising funds for the museum. It's lovely to hear you enjoy them so much. Good luck for the...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

So glad we visited the MK museum. Lots to see. We had a great time in the telephone room - very interesting to see how phones have developed. We also loved the street with the post office, pub, chemist etc. The cafe is certainly well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

It's always nice to read reviews from people who have discovered us for the first time, so thank you for taking the time to share. Funnily enough, the selection of home-made cakes always prove very popular with visitors and staff alike! The street of shops...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Good day out with lots things yo do from a Victorian house, school, historic shopping parade and very interactive telephone museum. All for a great price.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

We loved that you mention the variety on offer at the museum in your review - thank you! We are proud of the different things to see and do here, which really does offer something for everyone, irrespective of age. We think a visit here...More

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Excellent day.Staff very Friendly and interacted with the children.Plenty to see and do with hands on experiences.Restaurant very well run with good fresh homemade food.Staff very helpful and pleasant.Definitely recommend and will be returning.Good for all age groups.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

Thanks for your lovely review. Our volunteer staff are the lifeblood of the museum, and it's so nice to hear you enjoyed yourselves with us. We pride ourselves on being a hands-on museum, and a big thanks for mentioning that we cater for all age...More

Reviewed March 4, 2019

Lots of interesting artefacts and resources from days gone by. We enjoyed the hands on nature of the displays from the musical equipment, the pump vacuum hoover and the telecommunications area. All of the room assistants were very helpful. The hand made fun fair that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review, and for mentioning the hands-on approach of the museum - we pride ourselves on making the museum as interactive as possible, so it's lovely that you enjoyed that. On occasion our first couple of rooms can get...More

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This is the second time we came here and both times it's been great fun,there is so much to do especially for my 5 year old niece who loved the phones also the cafe has a nice selection of food which is good and not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thanks for coming to see us again, and it makes us happy to know that you enjoyed your return just as much. The phones are always a hit, and we're pleased that your niece loved exploring the telephone exchanges. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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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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