Museum fan donates piece of motorbiking history

A replica of one of the first generation of motorbikes has been donated to the museum. Motorcycling enthusiast Howard Bradley offered the 1910 Indian Boardtrack Racer replica to his ‘favourite museum’ for its transport collection. The Boardtrack Racers were based

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Easter Fun and a Tasty Egg Hunt, 14-17 April

The hunt will be on at MK Museum this Easter as youngsters are invited to search for hidden eggs that will unlock the way to chocolate rewards. The museum’s novel Easter Egg Hunt means everyone wins something – and gets

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Bradwell Windmill open days 2017

One of the city’s most distinctive landmarks will be open to the public again this year on selected days. Bradwell Windmill, which featured on the first set of postcards and adverts for life in the new city, will  be open on

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History Festival, 13-14 May 2017

 The Vikings are coming – and a whole lot more trouble! The Vikings are coming to Milton Keynes Museum – and with them a whole heap of turmoil from other turbulent times in the nation’s past. Invasion, civil war and

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Motors at the Museum: next event May 18th

Owners and fans of cars, bikes and vehicles – modern, classic, modified or vintage- can once again enjoy a great night out at MK Museum this summer. Motors at the Museum returns to the site from 4.30pm on the following

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Lawnmower Day, 21 May 2017

Enjoy a close shave and the delightful smell of clipped grass when The Old Lawnmower Club holds its annual rally at the museum. The club promotes the collection, preservation and display of lawn mowers made from 1830 onwards. Usually there

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Look at Life, 27-28 May 2017

Go wild at the museum for our hugely popular Look at Life weekend. Free attractions over the weekend include: fascinating microscope safaris pond dipping for watery mini beasts find out about the food chain rambles on the nature trail demonstrations and

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Summer Half Term, 29 May – 2 June 2017

Join us for summer half term when we host five days of holiday activities geared to young visitors. During the school holiday we’ve got a host of special attractions as well as all the usual demonstrations, displays, and dozens of fun things

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Heritage MK – Festival of History 17-18 June

The Vikings are coming! And so are the Romans, Normans, Elizabethans, Georgians and Victorians – along with fighters from the Civil, Napoleonic and Second World Wars! Adding up to the biggest historical re-enactment event Milton Keynes has ever seen. Over

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Victorian Weekend, 1-2 July 2017

Roll up, roll up for an exciting extravaganza of exuberant entertainment for the whole family… Join us for a jam-packed programme of brilliant entertainment: Enjoy favourite songs from the glorious age of Music Hall starring Rachel Duffield as the one and

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