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Must-visit museums and galleries in and around Milton Keynes

Posted: 24 August 2021

Milton Keynes

The modern town of Milton Keynes is a hub for history buffs and art lovers. Here, the old and new marry to create a vibrant metropolis bursting with fascinating museums, galleries and attractions. Whether visiting for the day or a long break with the kids, be sure to add one of these interesting attractions to your itinerary: 

1. MK Gallery 

With its modern and edgy exterior, the newly renovated MK Gallery is described as the town’s ‘architectural gem’. The gallery features an impressive five galleries, offering visitors an in-depth look into a series of art forms from emerging and established artists. The local café also has a variety of scrumptious snacks on the menu to satisfy all those mid-day hankerings. 

2. Natural History Museum at Tring

Just a short trip outside of this trendy town is the phenomenal Natural History Museum at Tring. The museum has six galleries with some of the most interesting and bizarre exhibitions. From mummified Egyptian pets to Antarctic birds, explore the world’s weird and wonderful side. 

3. RAF Museum

Take off on an aviation adventure at the award-winning Royal Air Force Museum. Buzzing with innovative exhibitions, the museum traces the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force. Kids can witness some of the world’s most famed aircrafts and even fly their own plane on the aviation-themed playground. 

4. Castle Fine Art

Milton Keynes is renowned for its unique galleries, and Castle Fine Art is undoubtedly one of them. As the UK's leading limited edition art retailer, art collectors travel from far and wide to admire and purchase the incredible works of art that are housed here. 

5. Milton Keynes Art Centre 

Get creative with the family at the Milton Keynes Art Centre. From ceramics to jewellery-making, the centre has a wide range of artist-led courses to bring out your inner artist! There are also a series of outdoor events and educational programmes on offer throughout the year. 

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