MK Gallery is based in the heart of Milton Keynes at the junction of Midsummer Boulevard and Marlborough Gate, beside Milton Keynes Theatre on Margaret Powell Square.
From M1: Exit at Jct 14 & follow signs for central MK.
From the A5: Exit at A509 Portway Jct and follow signs for Central Milton Keynes.
MK Central Station is 30 minutes from London Euston on the Birmingham / Manchester / Glasgow main line served by Virgin and London Midland services. Allow c.25 mins to walk to the Gallery from MK rail station.
Regular services (routes 1-8 & 300) run from Milton Keynes Central rail station. You can catch these from stops Y1/Y2/Y3/Y5, ask for the Theatre District stop on Midsummer Boulevard.
Bus timetables and maps can be found here.
There are a few disabled parking spaces at the entrance to Margaret Powell Square serving Milton Keynes Theatre and MK Gallery visitors.
In Central Milton Keynes, disabled drivers may park free of charge in Council Pay and Display bays or reserved Disabled bays for an unlimited period of time provided that a valid Blue Badge is clearly displayed.
You can find out which bays are closest to the gallery by viewing the Central Milton Keynes Parking Guide here (Disabled bays denoted by yellow).
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We offer step free access to our main reception, café, shop, galleries, learning studios and Changing Places Toilet, with accessible toilets on the first and second floor which can be reached via our lifts. You can download an easy read guide to our Changing Places Toilet here, including images.
The building is wheelchair friendly, and we welcome accredited assistance dogs, with water bowls available on request.
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Main help desk
The main entrance is located on ground floor with street level access. The lowered help desk can be found through the automatic double doors where there is always a friendly member of the MK Gallery team to assist you. Our staff receive regular training to ensure they’re confident in welcoming all visitors and are readily available for any questions you might have.
We have 1 wheelchair for use onsite. You can request a wheelchair at the help desk, or email/call to book in advance. If you might like someone to lend a supportive arm during your visit, please contact the access team at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance and we will do our best to find a volunteer who can assist. Portable chairs are available to borrow during your visit to our gallery spaces.
At the desk, visitors can pick up printed information about our exhibitions, events and facilities, including Large Print, easy read guides and a sensory map.
Sensory scout kits are available at the main entrance subject to availability. These contain a range of sensory aids including ear defenders and are available for anyone who may benefit from this equipment.
We currently have a counter loop system at the main desk as you enter the gallery. We also have a portable induction hearing loop which is bookable in advance for events.
Personal Assistant/carer tickets can be requested at no extra cost for all ticketed events by visiting our main reception or contacting us on 01908 676900.