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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‘Bloomer’ and Artefacts find a new home at the MK Museum

The full size replica Victorian steam locomotive, officially Number 1009 Wolverton, but universally known as the ‘Bloomer,’ has found a permanent home at Milton Keynes Museum in Wolverton. Bill Griffiths,  Museum Director, officially received the ‘Bloomer’ on Friday 3 March

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Mini scooter among the stars of Museum’s transport collection

A motorbike enthusiast has donated a fully working miniature of a Vespa scooter to Milton Keynes Museum’s transport collection. Made by the Chinese, it is believed to be the only one in the UK. Howard Bradley says he has never

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Wise judges choose Wise Guys’ Museum film for Top Prize

A short film made to promote MK Museum has scooped top prize at the National Digital Awards. Made by local duo Wise Guys Film, and starring youngster Emily Corlett from Diamond theatre School, the film had already been named best

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Concrete cows meet their maker at MK Museum

The artist responsible for creating Milton Keynes’ most famous residents returned to the Museum to check on her work this week (12 January 2017). Canadian artist Liz Leyh was in town to record for a forthcoming film being made by the

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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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Magical Museum Promo is MK’s Best Film

Hot on the heels of our award for Best Local Tourist Attraction, the Museum was also named Best Film for Business at this year’s MK Digital Awards. The film, made to the Museum’s brief by Wolverton duo Wise Guys, has

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