Milton Keynes Heritage Association was formed in 1994 by a number of local heritage groups and museums, with the aim of encouraging and developing co-operation between organisations having an interest in heritage in Milton Keynes, north Buckinghamshire and south Northamptonshire


MKHA has over 70 organisation and individual members, with a broad range of interests and a wide geographical coverage from Buckingham in the west, Olney in the east, Towcester in the north and Woburn in the south.

Many MKHA members have websites for those interested in our heritage.

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Local heritage events

MKHA members organise talks and other events.

Heritage Open Days 2023 took place from 8th to 17th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • Visit the Museum

    NPHS has its headquarters and museum at Chandos Hall.
    Newport Pagnell Historical Society
    Sunday, 28th July 2024

  • Free Site Tour

    Discover the history of Bradwell Priory with an experienced guide and take a peek inside the 14th-century pilgrimage chapel.
    Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
    Sunday, 28th July 2024

  • Charity Records

    Richard Holt identifies local charities using the survey carried out by the Charity Commission and Charity Commission records at the National Archives.
    Buckinghamshire Family History Society
    Friday, 26th July 2024

  • Refreshments in the Courtyard

    Enjoy delicious homemade cakes, a choice of tea, coffee, speciality tea or juice and a relaxing stroll around our beautiful 18th century, tranquil gardens. 
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Thursday, 25th July 2024

  • Grave Robbers

    Learn about the dark trade in human cadavers in 18th and early 19th century Britain; what fuelled it and what finally put an end to it.
    Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre
    Wednesday, 24th July 2024

Become a member

Membership is open to local history groups and individuals and is open to those outside the MIlton Keynes Council boundary.

Member benefits include quarterly meetings, grants, website hosting, free IT and archiving training and heritage advocacy.

Location map of MKHA members

Grant from MK Community Foundation

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