Play parlour games

Play parlour games

In a time before TV, there was more than enough to amuse the whole family – as you’ll see in our lovingly recreated Parlour.

view resizedHere you can play the Polyphon music box,  tinkle out a tune on the pianola without touching a single key, challenge everyone to a game of puff billiards,  view vintage photographs in 3D through the stereoscope, learn about the Museum’s connection to Sir John Radcliffe, and much more…

The parlour was the heart of Victorian family life and we know you’ll warm to ours.


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