CITY’S FOUNDING FATHER TO BE CELEBRATED AT MUSEUM THANKS TO NEW GRANT

MK Museum has just secured a £75,000 grant for a permanent exhibition celebrating Jock Campbell, influential chair of Milton Keynes Development Corporation. The grant from AIM Biffa Award is part of its History Makers scheme – funding museums to create

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A Right Royal Invitation to Tea

Ever wanted to take tea with the Queen? Well at the Museum’s annual Victorian weekend you can do just that – joining her Royal Majesty Queen Victoria for a sumptuous high tea, preceded by lessons in royal etiquette plus a personal audience

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Simon says come and join the museum volunteers

A new post of volunteer support and recruitment officer has been created to help Milton Keynes Museum meet the challenge of soaring visitor numbers and two new galleries. Simon Cook joined the Museum this month from English Heritage, where he

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Another record-breaking year for Milton Keynes Museum

MK’s popular hands-on history museum has just seen its visitor numbers reach a new record.   Over the 12 months to Easter, more than 52,000 people toured Milton Keynes Museum, visited with a school or community group, or came to

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Turbulent times ahead – and you’re invited 12 & 13 May 2018

Tussles and trouble will be ahead at Milton Keynes Museum this May when the Vikings visit as part of the annual History Festival. They will be armed and dangerous too – let battle commence!  They won’t be alone either, as

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Easter Fun and Egg Hunt, 30 March-2 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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Education Officer Vacancy – re-advertisement

We are currently re-advertising this opportunity to become a part of the Museum team at a key point in its expansion. Full details and job description below. Applications close on 30 March.   Job Title:  Education Officer Organisation: Milton Keynes

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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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