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Milton Keynes Museum

McConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
+44 1908 316222
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A very interactive museum

Wasn't sure what to expect, but took my 3-year-old son and he absolutely loved being able to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
ThaisPulchra
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London, United Kingdom
Very touchy feely

I think one of the best things about visiting the Milton Keynes Museum is there are LOADS of things... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
therichastill
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
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“toast” (48 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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McConnell Dr, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
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+44 1908 316222
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect, but took my 3-year-old son and he absolutely loved being able to interact, try objects and feel part of it rather than just looking. Definetely recommend to take children!More

Thank ThaisPulchra
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Many of us remember how it was to take little ones out and then spend the whole visit panicking about them touching things they weren't supposed to. At MK Museum we do believe the best way to experience history is through all five senses -...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

I think one of the best things about visiting the Milton Keynes Museum is there are LOADS of things to TOUCH! Once you've paid your admission (which is valid for 12 months) you go through a door and there is a vintage jukebox which plays...More

Thank therichastill
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

So pleased you enjoyed your visit and of course we encourage people to touch because we think that's the best way to understand what you're seeing. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review here, and for spreading the word to...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Enthusiastic & knowledgeable volunteers making local history fun. Each room had oodles to offer - open your mind and experience musical instruments , old cookery utensils, classroom, visit a printing works , chemist , dentist (scary )- see the concrete cows and partake of a...More

Thank polartrek
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to come on here and review us. We're so glad you had a great time with us, and are very grateful for those five stars.

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely museum allowing you to touch and try things, giving you the feel of what it was like. Lovely enthusiastic staff, who offer you all they know.

Thank Jennifer S
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thanks Jennifer - as you know we don't believe in glass cases but in letting visitors understand the past by touching and using things for themselves. We are really grateful to you for the review and for those five stars.

Reviewed 28 October 2016

A lovely place to spend the day, you are allowed to touch/hold some exhibits, and lots of staff around that can answer questions. A traditional tea rooms with home made cakes and sandwiches made to order. There is a telephone museum with switchboards the kids...More

Thank Paul C
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Hi Paul and thanks so much for your lovely review. You are always welcome back! We really appreciate those who come and have a great time, and who, like you, take the time to come onto TripAdvisor and share it with others :)

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Following reading reviews on here we certainly were not disappointed when we visited today - a real find and have spent so long not knowing about this place but we are relatively local to it. The telephones and the telephones were a real hit with...More

Thank janefallaize
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thank you so much Jane and how lovely to hear you spent the whole day with us and are recommending us as great value. We certainly try to be and it means a great deal to the volunteer team to read reviews like yours. Glad...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, it's so nice to go through a museum and being allowed to touch things, so many different things to see and knowledgeable assistants there to talk to you about the history and show you how items work. Lots to do...More

Thank emmabee08
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thanks for this lovely review Emma and it's great to know you felt it was definitely worth the entry fee. It sounds like you all had a very busy time! Obviously we're disappointed by your remarks about the reception. We are coming to the end...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

This museum gives a picture of life in the villages around MK in the 1800s - 1950's. In some ways it is like an attic full of treasures. The section devoted to communication was especially interesting. We visited on the weekend of the street organ...More

Thank hamgal
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

The organ festival was great wasn't it! Thank you very much for coming to see us and we hope you'll return soon for some of our other events.

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very interesting. I hear that Christmas at the Museum is really good. Lovely coffee shop. I will definitely visit again

Thank rkenn1
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thank You!! We'll settle for 'brilliant' and whoever told you our Victorian Christmas is great was spot on. It is a very special time indeed to see and enjoy all that we offer. We'd love to see you there.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took our Granson & he and us had a great time! The displays were informative & fun. A real trip back in time for us all.

Thank Jill J
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Thanks Jill for those precious five stars. We're so pleased you and your grandson had a great visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Rasha A
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Response from Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but as other people have said, some spaces would be a bit tight for a large buggy. Maybe a baby carrier would be easier if you have one? They have changing facilities so you should be well catered for :)
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Jean G
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
Hi Jean, I'll add them to TripAdvisor but you can also find them invthevusit us page of our website. Right now we're open Weds-Sunday 11am-4.30pm and on Easter amonday as well.
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galedavies
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Response from Sonya J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would take coats as there are large areas inside and i can't remember what the temperature was like but I'm sure there must be heating. There are various buildings, so you'll be going outside to get to them, so its... More
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