We are open every week from Wednesday-Sunday inclusive,11am-4.30pm. Closed Mondays & Tuesdays except for half-terms and Bank Holidays.

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 re-creations, 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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Set sail to see historic windmill this season

One of the city’s most distinctive landmarks will be open to the public again this year on selected days. Bradwell Windmill,

History Festival, May 14-15th 2016

The Vikings are coming – and a whole lot more trouble! The Vikings are coming to Milton Keynes Museum –

Lawnmower Day, May 22nd 2016

Enjoy a close shave and the delightful smell of clipped grass when The Old Lawnmower Club holds its annual rally

Look at Life, May 28-29th 2016

Go wild at the museum for our hugely popular Look at Life weekend.  Free attractions over the weekend include: fascinating microscope

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