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Bradwell Windmill: next open day 30 April

One of the city’s most distinctive landmarks will be open to the public again this year on selected days. Bradwell Windmill, which featured on the first set of postcards and adverts for life in the new city, will  be open on

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History Festival, 13-14 May 2017

 The Vikings are coming – and a whole lot more trouble! The Vikings are coming to Milton Keynes Museum – and with them a whole heap of turmoil from other turbulent times in the nation’s past. Invasion, civil war and

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Motors at the Museum: next event May 18th

Owners and fans of cars, bikes and vehicles – modern, classic, modified or vintage- can once again enjoy a great night out at MK Museum this summer. Motors at the Museum returns to the site from 4.30pm on the following

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Lawnmower Day, 21 May 2017

Enjoy a close shave and the delightful smell of clipped grass when The Old Lawnmower Club holds its annual rally at the museum. The club promotes the collection, preservation and display of lawn mowers made from 1830 onwards. Usually there

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Look at Life, 27-28 May 2017

Go wild at the museum for our hugely popular Look at Life weekend. Free attractions over the weekend include: ♣ fascinating microscope safaris – wildlife on a tiny scale ♣  BBOWNT – presenting on the work of the Wildlife Trust in

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Summer Half Term, 29 May – 2 June 2017

Join us for summer half term when we host five days of holiday activities geared to young visitors. During the school holiday we’ve got a host of special attractions as well as all the usual demonstrations, displays, and dozens of fun things

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Heritage MK – Festival of History 17-18 June

Milton Keynes’ biggest ever historical re-enactment Cannons exploding into the air, swords clashing at the joust, the drone of a Spitfire circling overhead, while on the ground a riot of sound and colour from storytellers, dancers, musicians, cooks and traders.

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Victorian Weekend, 1-2 July 2017

Roll up, roll up for an exciting extravaganza of exuberant entertainment for the whole family… Join us for a jam-packed programme of brilliant entertainment: Enjoy favourite songs from the glorious age of Music Hall starring Rachel Duffield as the one and

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1940s Weekend, 2-3 September 2017

See two 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 include: ♦ Memorial fly pasts by two WW2

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Heritage Open Days, 7-10 September 2017

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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