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PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOW IN WINTER OPENING AND ARE ONLY OPEN AT WEEKENDS UNTIL APRIL 1
Our opening times vary throughout the year, as follows:
October 31 – April 1 – winter opening
Saturday and Sundays only, 11am – 4.30pm, except for Victorian Christmas and February half-term (see below)
April 1 – October 30 – summer opening
Wednesday through to Sundays, 11am-4.30pm. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday except for Bank Holiday Mondays.
December weekends – Victorian Christmas
Friday 2, 9 and 16 December, 4.30-7.00pm
Saturdays and Sundays 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 December, 1.30-6.00pm
Local school spring, summer and autumn half-terms
Every day, Monday-Sunday, 11am-4.30pm
HOW LONG WILL MY VISIT TAKE?
Milton Keynes Museum covers a large area and we recommend you allow 2-3 hours (longer if you have children) to explore the site and the very many ‘hands-on’ exhibits to get the very best experience we offer. If you are limited for time you may take advantage of our Gift Aid tickets, which allow you to re-visit the museum as many times as you like within the next 12 months, including our memorable events days.
GETTING TO US
Coming by car? The Museum is on McConnell Drive, just off H2 Millers Way at Stacey Bushes. For satnavs our postcode is MK12 5EL. Or use the Google map on the right hand side of this page to enter your postcode and ours and get directions.
Coming by train? The nearest station is Wolverton on the London-Birmingham London Midland mainline. Wolverton station is 15 minutes walk or a few minutes’ taxi ride away.
From Milton Keynes Central station the number 23 bus service runs to Millers Way, a few minutes walk away from the Museum.
Coming by bus? Currently, the 6, 23, 33 and 33a buses stop on Millers Way, a few minutes walk from the Museum. See full details on MK Council’s website.
If your question about facilities at the museum is not answered below:
The Granary tearoom: Our popular tearoom serves reasonably priced hot and cold refreshments, including homemade cakes, toasted sandwiches and children’s items. The tearoom is open from 11am – 4.30pm whenever the Museum is open to the public, and by special arrangement when schools and groups are visiting at other times.
Picnic area: You are welcome to bring your own food and enjoy it at the picnic tables in the courtyard, or on the grass areas around the Museum.
Our shop, within the museum reception area, carries a wide range of unusual gifts and crafts with a historical theme for all ages, including pocket money toys, local history books and our own museum honey and preserves.
Toilets and baby changing:
There are toilets throughout the site, with baby changing facilities in the toilets alongside the Granary Tea Room.
Parking is free at the museum, with plenty of space, even on busy event days.
Almost all of the museum’s galleries and facilities are at ground level and accessible in a wheelchair or with a pushchair. However, please be aware that in the historical areas of the site some of the doorways are narrow, and some floor surfaces uneven. We are always happy to assist if you need help negotiating these areas. We have a number of standard wheelchairs available on site for those visitors whose motorised chairs are unable to access the main house area.