We're currently open for our Victorian Christmas events, every Friday 4.30-7pm, Saturdays and Sundays 1.30-6pm.

Where to find us

We're five minutes by road from Milton Keynes City Centre and easily accessible from both the M1 and A5.

Or call us on Tel: 01908 316222

Where history comes to life

Amazing stories, brilliant recreations, hands-on displays

A packed day out for all ages

One of the UK’s friendliest museums

So much to see and explore

Upcoming events

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A Victorian Christmas – Starts 5th Dec

Christmas is the most magical time of year at the Museum – every weekend in December! From carols in the Parlour

History Festival, 9-10 May 2015

Time travellers wanted: The smell of bread baked in clay ovens, the sound of firing muskets, and the sight of

Victorian Weekend, 11-12 July 2015

New for 2015 We’ll be turning back the clock to the period we’re best-known for, with a host of Victorian

Transport day, 20 September 2015

Be transported back to a time when there was nothing to beat the joys of the open road A wheely

What to see

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Call in at Connected Earth

Our newest attraction The Connected Earth gallery, tells the story of human communication from the fires lit on hillsides to

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: sit at a desk and try writing on a slate as Victorian children

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