Halfway between Birmingham and London, Milton Keynes is a vibrant ‘new’ town packed full of fascinating buildings and modern culture.
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This park is home to the centre of Second World War Enigma code breaking operations. Visitors can see a real Enigma machine, Churchill collection, intelligence headquarters and other artefacts from the era.
Secrecy And Security: Keeping Safe Online
The interactive display, inspired by the data processing that happened in Block C during the Second World War, teaches visitors how to navigate the hazards of cyberspace.
Guided Tour (Over 11s)
Well-informed guides, many of whom spent their careers using the machines on display, describe how early computers were employed and tell anecdotes about their design and operation, as well as demonstrating some of them.
- Guided Tour
A working farm with zoo which features traditional farm livestock such as sheep, goats, pigs and chickens, as well as the more exotic rheas and alpacas. There's a cafe, a market garden and wooden climbing frames for the children.
- Tourist Attraction
Milton Keynes Museum
Housed in a Victorian farmstead, Milton Keynes Museum is where Britain's newest city is preserved, tracing the history of the area from 1800 to the present day.
Big Rock Hub
Challenge yourself to an indoor climbing activity, with hundreds of different colour-coded climbs to attempt.
Gulliver's Milton Keynes (Ages 2-13)
A children's theme park which features over 70 attractions throughout the site, including log flumes and roller-coasters.
- Theme Park/Adventure Park
National Badminton Museum
A comprehensive collection of badminton artefacts, archives and memorabilia including early prints of the game, early rackets, shuttles and medals.
Featuring the winners of Gary Barlow's Let It Shine TV talent search, Tim Firth's musical charts the misadventures of five teenage girls for whom the music of Take That provides a soundtrack to their haphazard lives.
Alexandra Burke reprises the role of threatened diva Rachel Marron in the romantic stage musical by Alexander Dinelaris, based on the 1992 film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The songbook includes Queen Of The Night, One Moment In Time, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and I Will Always Love You.