We are open Weds-Sun, 11am-4.30pm. We are also open every day during school half-terms. See Visit Us for additional opening times.

Where to find us

We're five minutes by road from Milton Keynes City Centre and easily accessible from both the M1 and A5.

Or call us on Tel: 01908 316222

Where history comes to life

Amazing stories, brilliant recreations, hands-on displays

A packed day out for all ages

One of the UK’s friendliest museums

So much to see and explore

Upcoming events

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Victorian Weekend, 11-12 July 2015

New for 2015 We’ll be turning back the clock to the period we’re best-known for, with a host of Victorian

A royal invite to take tea with the Queen

Not been invited to a Royal Garden Party this year? Never fear: you can have your own audience with our current

Set sail to see historic windmill in operation

One of the city’s most distinctive landmarks is open for business again on selected days this summer. Bradwell Windmill, which featured

Forties Weekend, 5-6 September 2015

Join us for a very special celebration of the sights, sounds and flavours of the 40s! Over the two days

What to see

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Call in at Connected Earth

Our newest attraction The Connected Earth gallery, tells the story of human communication from the fires lit on hillsides to

Browse the High St

Step back into the days of bustling high streets to see how people used to shop for groceries, clothing, medicines and

Go back to school

There’s loads to do in the schoolroom: sit at a desk and try writing on a slate as Victorian children

Play parlour games

In a time before TV, there was more than enough to amuse the whole family – as you’ll see in our lovingly recreated