Expansion latest: now we want to hear from you!

With the expansion project team in place and working flat out to develop plans for the two new galleries, now is the time to have your say. We want to know: what are the stories you think we should be

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High Sherriff visits to hear about expansion

Buckinghamshire High Sherriff Joe Barclay has made something of a name for himself as a cyclist. During his year in office the Queen’s representative in Bucks raised an amazing £26,000 for local charities cycling from the far south of the

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Top team to build ‘best museum in the country’

A host of top names feature in the team that has just been brought together to transform Milton Keynes Museum into a national attraction. The Museum’s £7.3 m expansion through two major new galleries telling the area’s story from pre-history

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Museum recognised for excellence in education

Our volunteers’ work inspiring visitors with a fascination for the past has been recognised at this year’s Pride of Milton Keynes awards. Milton Keynes Museum volunteers were one of just four groups to make it through to the prestigious finals

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Call in at Connected Earth

Our newest attraction The Connected Earth gallery, tells the story of human communication from smoke signals and cannons sounding the alarm right through to the very latest in phone technology. Learn to send and receive Morse code, practice sending signals up

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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 other essentials. Youngsters love seeing how we used to shop, while anyone past a certain age will enjoy spotting the

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Go back to school

There’s loads to do in the schoolroom – including joining a lesson, or running your own! Sit down at a desk and try writing on a slate as Victorian children used to do; find out how schoolteachers used finger stocks, back

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