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Milton Keynes Museum

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Address: Milton Keynes Museum McConnell Drive, Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5EL, England
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+44 1908 316222
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We went to the museum with a group of people ranging from five years old to 85 years old – and there was something for everybody. The Victorian house was so authentic and there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
natbyte
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the museum with a group of people ranging from five years old to 85 years old – and there was something for everybody. The Victorian house was so authentic and there were so many artefacts and activities to engage with. It makes a change to actually be able to touch things in the museum, and it really... More 

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Thank natbyte
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Hello, and I'm sure you don't need me to tell you how much the whole museum team appreciate your review. We're delighted the visit was such a success and reviews like yours help us continue our commitment to 'hands-on history'. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely message. More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is brilliant, it is very hands on the children were even making toast with a toasting fork. The twist comes when you have been around the museum room and you discover the phone room which even has an old cross bar exchange, police boxes, semaphore, and Morse code then as icing on the came novelty phones you can... More 

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Thank Frank11Evans
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much Frank and we look forward to having you back. We are always so grateful to those who take the time to write a review and let us know they love what we do. It's visitors like you who make it all worthwhile :) More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic day out at the museum - we (me and 6 year old grandson) played puff billiards, explored the Victorian schoolroom, made toast on a toasting fork, hid in an air raid shelter, milked cows and made butter, sent telegraph signals, and spent the night in a Romany caravan. Ok, some of these used a bit of imagination, (although not... More 

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Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Wow Heather! You really did pack it in and reading about your enjoyment makes it all worthwhile for the volunteers who run MK Museum. What lovely memories you'll have made for your six year old grandson. Thank you so much for taking the time to review and rate us. More 

Gloucestershire
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174 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here twice in the last few months, once as just two adults, second time as a family with young children plus the grandparents. Thoroughly enjoyable for all age groups. The volunteers are so engaging, friendly, wanting to show you and tell you about things. The café with homemade cakes is a real treat, and very reasonably priced. We... More 

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Thank GRFCGloucestershire
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. It's amazing how many times cakes get mentioned in reviews :) It's really good to hear of visitors who are getting such good value from the annual season ticket. We look forward to seeing you again and again and again.... More 

London
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best museums I've visited in a long time. Plenty to see and do. Most of it hands on rather than being behind glass. The school room and telephone exhibits were loved by the kids.

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Thank TravellersMate
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Fabulous! What a great thing to read - we're so grateful that you 'got us' and enjoyed our approach which is to share history through being able to touch and use objects. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go on a cold Sunday and were pleasantly surprised. The exhibits are interactive, volunteers are friendly and natural (not scripted) and the tearoom has lovely homemade cakes at very reasonable prices. We definitely taking our Grand Children next time.

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Thank dewitteseep
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review and it's great to hear you plan to return with the youngest generation. We always aim to make sure there is plenty to interest every age group and love to see the generations sharing their stories and what fascinates them amongst our galleries. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Volunteers do the museum proud - very knowledgeable and great with the children interacting and involving them at every opportunity. Great place as children can touch and play and learn. Visit takes about 2 hours and the telecommunications area is a definite must and a hit with my two children. Downside was the café. Despite only having about 3... More 

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Thank karen k
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Karen and for the very positive things you say about our volunteers. The cafe staff are also volunteers and spent the whole of half term flat out making and serving around 3000 visitors. If I tell you that Diane, who runs the cafe, was up at 4.30am baking cakes to bring in and serve, you'll perhaps... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

MILTON KEYNES MUSEUM IS A GOOD EXPERIENCE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Also when they have different exhibitions thorough the year, you can enjoy extra knowledge from history.

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Thank 858keithe
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to write a review here :) More 

south east
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with our grandchildren. This is an excellent and well run hands on museum. The children thoroughly enjoyed seeing how their great grandparents/grandparents used to live and found the air raid shelter very interesting. The museum is well worth a visit and we will certainly visit again. Recommended.

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Thank euniceSouthEast
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thanks so much for recommending us Eunice. It is always a bit of a shock to those of us who are older to see things we recognise in museums. But a great opportunity to share stories with the children and grandchildren! We are always very grateful to visitors who take the time to recommend us to others - it's the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our grandson aged 8 years old who enjoyed the hands on activities and enjoyed all the various experiences of music, life in Milton Keynes, communication and transport. Will definitely visit the museum again.

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Thank LINDA B
Jane M, Public Relations Manager at Milton Keynes Museum, responded to this review

Thanks got taking the time to review us Linda. It's always great to hear people say they are definitely going to come back. We have some wonderful events on this summer and if you giftaided your tickets today you can come back as many times as you like for free. Thank you again. More 

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