Milton Keynes Museum is where history comes to life with amazing stories, brilliant re-creations, and displays you can touch and try out.

 

We’re one of the UK’s most family friendly museums – and we’ve got something to captivate visitors of every generation.

 

Follow the links below to see just a few of our most popular attractions.

 

Explore Milton Keynes Museum

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Call in at Connected Earth

Our newest attraction The Connected Earth gallery, tells the story of human communication from smoke signals and cannons sounding the

Browse the High St

Step back into the days of bustling high streets to see how people used to shop for groceries, clothing, medicines and

Go back to school

There’s loads to do in the schoolroom – including joining a lesson, or running your own! Sit down at a desk

Play parlour games

In a time before TV, there was more than enough to amuse the whole family – as you’ll see in our lovingly recreated

Warm up in the kitchen

You’ll usually find a fire waiting to warm you in our farmhouse kitchen, where children can make their own hot buttered

Let us transport you

From a sedan chair to Clive Sinclair’s futuristic C5, from a precarious Penny Farthing to a comfortable canal boat, the

Play on the pianola

The only requirement is long legs and a sense of rythmn and you can play like a virtuoso on this

Take a seat in the stocks

These visitors may be smiling, but public punishment was no laughing matter. Centuries ago you could be made to sit

Experience a WW2 air raid

Make a run for shelter at the bottom of our wartime garden. The Anderson shelter is the kind you’d have