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.
Here 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.
Our volunteers’ work inspiring visitors with a fascination for the past has been recognised at this year’s Pride of Milton
Make a run for shelter at the bottom of our wartime garden. The Anderson shelter is the kind you’d have