Be a part of the Museum’s Expansion: two exceptional candidates sought for Education Officer and Volunteer Support roles

Milton Keynes Museum is currently undergoing an exciting £7.3 million expansion project with over £5 million coming from Milton Keynes Council and the rest being sought from other funders. These two new posts – for Education and Outreach Officer  and Volunteer

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Building new history at Milton Keynes Museum

Milton Keynes Museum has moved closer to realising its expansion dreams – with the formal handing over of keys to the new galleries to museum director Bill Griffiths. And though the ancient and new Milton Keynes galleries won’t open yet,

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1940s Weekend, September 1-2

See some of the stars of WW2 on the ground and in the air at our annual tribute to the sights, sounds, people and events of 1940s Britain! Over the two days attractions are likely to  include: ♦ Memorial fly pasts, weather

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Heritage Open Days, September 6-9

Four days each year when you can sample all the delights of the museum without paying a penny! We’ve been participating in the national Heritage Open Days scheme for many years and love welcoming visitors to discover heritage for themselves.

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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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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 Parlour. Here you can play the Polyphon music box,  tinkle out a tune on the pianola without touching a single key,

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