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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Surprise celebration for record-breaking visitors

The Finnerty family from Leighton Buzzard got more than they bargained for when they became MK Museum’s record-breaking 45,000th visitor this year. In the last two years visitor numbers at the popular attraction have increased by a remarkable 50 percent

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Museum expansion is your chance to help MK make history

A foundation stone has been laid at the base of two major new galleries that are the heart of Milton Keynes Museum’s ambitious expansion. Aiming to give ‘the new city’ its roots by telling its story from pre-history through the

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Get involved in our expansion appeal

A transformation is underway: two major new galleries telling the full story of the MK area.  Our vision is to create one of the best museums in the country: we need your help to make it happen. As Milton Keynes celebrates

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Museum named MK’s best leisure and entertainment business

MK Museum has completed a hat-trick of awards by scooping top prize for Leisure and Entertainment at this year’s Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards. A finalist in two categories at the 2017, the Museum received a standing ovation from attendees.

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