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Children Playing Puff BillardsOPENING TIMES

We are now in summer opening hours. Open Wednesday through to Sunday. 

Our opening times vary throughout the year, as follows:

 March 3 – November 4 – summer opening

Wednesday through to Sundays, 11am-4.30pm. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday except for Bank Holiday Mondays and February, May and October School Half Term Holidays.

November 5 – March 2 – winter opening

Saturday and Sundays only,  11am – 4.30pm, except for Victorian Christmas and February half-term (see below)

December weekends – Victorian Christmas

Friday 30th November & 7th and 14th December, 4.30-7.00pm

Saturdays and Sundays 1st,2nd,8th.9th,15th & 16th December, 12 noon-6.00pm

Local school spring, summer and autumn half-terms

Every day, Monday-Sunday, 11am-4.30pm


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.


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.


display of homemade cakes in the Granary cafe

Refreshments! Tea & Coffee, Sandwiches & Cakes

If your question about facilities at the museum is not answered below:

please call us on 01908 316222. You can also ask us questions on our Facebook page,  or on Twitter @mkmuseum.

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.

Gift shop: 

winner of the Milton Keynes Monopoly competition holding a giant Monopoly bank note

Milton Keynes Monopoly is on sale in the gift shop

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.

Or download access statement as a PDF: Access StatementForMilton Keynes Museum

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