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.

In 2022 Heritage Open Days will take place from 9th to 18th September. All HODs events are free for the public to attend.

  • Roof top tours

    Enjoy the chance to climb the cantilevered stone staircase to admire the magnificent view from the roof and look over the world-famous gardens.
    Stowe House
    Sunday, 29th May 2022

  • Forenames and what they reveal about ancestors

    Unusual forenames add to our knowledge about public feeling, and offer insight into the interests, values and character of our ancestors who choose them.
    Buckinghamshire Family History Society
    Friday, 27th May 2022

  • Refreshments in the Courtyard

    Includes a stroll around beautiful 18th century gardens with delicious homemade cakes or biscuits and tea, coffee, herbal tea or juice. £4.00.
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Thursday, 26th May 2022

  • Langley Park Walk

    Guide Michael Hunt. Hunt out the rhododendrons in the Temple Garden and the impressive redwoods, also the scarce “Headache Tree”.
    Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust
    Sunday, 22nd May 2022

  • Guided walk around Olney – South End

    Join Trustee, Tom, on a guided walk to the south end of the town. Meet Tom at the front of the Museum. The tour will take about one and a half hours.
    Cowper & Newton Museum
    Sunday, 22nd May 2022

  • The letters of Albert French

    Roger Kitchen tells the story of his chance discovery of a bundle of letters sent by a young man of Wolverton in the First World War.
    Western Front Association (Milton Keynes Branch)

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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