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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MK Museum’s Musical Collection Included in Major New Virtual Museum

5,000 years of musical heritage from 200 UK collections is brought together for the first time in a major new website documenting 20,000 historically significant musical instruments MINIM-UK – a virtual museum featuring sound, pictures and information about the UK’s

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A Victorian Christmas

Yes, the season’s most magical Christmas experience returns to Milton Keynes Museum over three weekends in December. We’ll be turning back the clock by a century to recapture the sparkle, fun, warmth and wonder of a true Victorian family Christmas.

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Former city MP’s legacy extends to telling the Milton Keynes story

A Trust set up by former Milton Keynes MP Bill Benyon has donated £5,000 towards Milton Keynes Museum expansion. The Englefield Charitable Trust was established in 1968 by Sir William Benyon – better known in MK as Bill Benyon MP.

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Volunteers making a noise at MK Museum

With more than 200 volunteers, MK Museum is proud to be one of the most successful independent UK museums run largely by local people for local people. However, much of that volunteering goes on behind the scenes – so it’s

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Museum attractions feature in new Discovering MK app

A new app – Discovering MK – is set to bring more visitors to the Museum. Launched on July 31 to celebrate MK’s 50th birthday year,  the app encourages residents and visitors to get out and explore Milton Keynes, discovering

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Expansion appeal lifts off with major grant

Milton Keynes Museum’s major expansion has just received a £75,000 boost from the Garfield Weston Foundation. The generous award followed a visit by Foundation staff to hear about the Museum’s plans to build two new galleries telling the whole story

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Quality kitemarks awarded to Museum

MK Museum has once again achieved quality kitemarks from both organisations representing both the leisure industry and visitors to tourist attractions. Visit England, the official tourist board for England, has re-awarded the Museum accreditation as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction.

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Thousands take up invitation to experience history live

Milton Keynes first ever Festival of History – organised by the Museum and its heritage partners – attracted more than 10,000 people over two days. Arranged by HeritageMK in partnership with The Parks Trust and MK Council the event was

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