The Milestones Museum is Hampshire’s living history museum
Milestones Museum, close to the town centre of Basingstoke, is a living museum where you and your family can explore life size streets capturing life in Victorian England through to the 1940’s. It is much more than a look see experience though, the museum really encourages young and old to participate. Buying an old penny and a ration book and visiting the old fashioned sweetie shop was a real highlight in our visit, new experiences and old memories cleverly captured in one attraction.
It is easy to fill a day at Milestones and possible to plan a trip around one of their many events.
They are open all days except Mondays and it is worth checking out the Milestones Museum to see whether they have a special event on. Parking and access was very easy and the museum is well signposted on the approach to the town.
For other Hampshire History close to Milestones Museum see our post on Basing House or better still click on the map to see other fascinating Hampshire history close by.