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Taken here by our hosts for the weekend. Wish we had made more time to explore more. We shall be back.

This has to be one of the best museums I have ever visited. For a start one can, under the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CaravannersDandK
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
great interactive museum

visited for a second time with my 2 sons aged 1 and 5. didn't have to pay as kept receipt from last... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lgreen9
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best museums I have ever visited. For a start one can, under the guidance of the volunteers, touch, pick up and enjoy many of the exhibits. The volunteers are the most wonderful asset the museum has. They are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visited for a second time with my 2 sons aged 1 and 5. didn't have to pay as kept receipt from last time. we loved it! lovely to visit somewhere without worrying too much about fingers and so much to see. we were welcomed by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place. Staff were so kind and good with children and there was so much to interest our 3 year old that we went round twice. Cafe was delightful serving a lovely range of gluten free options all made by the lovely people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katyr19
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review Katy. We are so grateful and delighted that your family had such a good time. We look forward to seeing you all again - you may like to know we're open every day during the local school half term holiday in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living in Milton Keynes got over 10years I had never got around to visiting the museum...and I am gutted I do not visit before. The museum is well established and very educational- worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MsKMs
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It's remarkable how many local people say the same - they know us but haven't thought of visiting. We need to do better at getting the word out ! 😉

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to MK Museum last Friday. The volunteers were all very friendly and informative, from the very helpful lady on reception to the knowledgeable guide in the music room and the lovely lady who allowed me to toast bread in front...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheilaking8
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fabulous review. Thank you SO much. We love Christmas and are happy to know we were a great part of yours!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been 'members' (you only pay once per year and are given annual membership if you gift aid) for three years now. We love it. They have lots of varied events on throughout the year. It doesn't feel much like a museum - it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vicky M
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Vicky for such a wonderful review. It's great that you can come with your three year old and relax - and that you are such regular visitors. It really does make it all worthwhile for our dedicated volunteers when we read feedback like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our Grandson to see Santa here and were very happy with the whole experience. We got there early so that we had time to enjoy the museum before his allocated time with Santa. Our 3 year old grandson thoroughly enjoyed the museum tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Red-Devil07
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and review us. We really appreciate everything you've written and are delighted that your grandson enjoyed the visit to Santa. Hopefully we will see you all again in the new year - thank you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to MK Museum (4th visit since May) and this was my first time at Christmas. We didn't book to see Santa but had a very festive time anyway. It was very busy but all the volunteers still had smiles and their usual passion...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jo C
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

How brilliant that you are getting such good value from your annual ticket. It's great to read your feedback and hear how the family respond to the various attractions. Thank you too for pointing out the issue with queuing. It's never fun but especially not...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went on the last Saturday of victorian week end - kept us waiting in the rain, did not open until 1.30, much too late - yearly ticket, still had to wait behind persons getting 'Santa ' tickets, a lack of staff in the Street Post...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank diana s
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WHat a shame you had a disappointing time. The reason we change our opening times for the Christmas event is so everyone can enjoy the sight of the lights throughout the site and down at the grotto. It also adds a special atmosphere to having...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

My 3 year daughter had been booked on with her friends to meet Santa on Sunday afternoon by a couple in our group who have an annual ticket. Today (Thursday) I called with my reference number to add on both myself and my husband only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

We do take all the feedback very seriously so have asked the office team for a response. As you will see from other reviews on TripAdvisor our volunteer and staff team are one of our greatest strengths so it's especially disappointing when any visitor feels...More

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Janet A
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adult £9 and child £6, or £26 for a family ticket admitting two adults and up to four children. Unwaged and retired tickets are £7.
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This fantastic museum is a hit with all ages in our family as it has something for everyone
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Parking is plentiful and feee only time we have problems is at our big weekend events when we use an overspill 490m walk away. It can take 2-4 hours to go around, depending on how engaged you are! And yes, there's a cafe... More
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