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Milestones Museum

Churchill Way West | Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PL, England
+44 1256 639550
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Brilliant place you must visit.

Have taken my four grandchildren here a number of times and they still ask to go again. They seem... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Neil C
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Nostalgic trip out

My boyfriend and I decided we would take a trip here after hearing all about it from our parents... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Denise G
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Step inside the story of our social, retail and industrial heritage and imagine what life would have been like during the Victorian era and the 1930s as you explore the life size streets, buildings, shops and vehicles, all under one roof. Be inspired by wonderful collections from vehicles, toys, domestic appliances and lots more! See how our homes developed through decades from 1930 - 1970s with our authentic room-sets. Experience our 1940s sweet shop when you purchase an old penny for £1 to buy your 2oz ration of sweets in the sweet shop. Have fun in our vintage penny arcade. Dress up in Victorian costumes. Under 5s can also enjoy our play post office. Experience our working Edwardian pub where you can enjoy a pint and a sandwich. Events such as LEGO and Father Christmas Grotto at selected times of the year.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sweet shop” (212 reviews)
“penny arcade” (93 reviews)
“all ages” (97 reviews)
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Churchill Way West | Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PL, England
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+44 1256 639550
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have taken my four grandchildren here a number of times and they still ask to go again. They seem to find something different every time. It's great for grandparents too as the are things you remember from you own childhood or that your grandparents had!...More

Thank Neil C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided we would take a trip here after hearing all about it from our parents.. we were there for a good couple of hours, the ticket is £12 each and that gives you unlimited return all year.. which is a bargain!...More

Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited with our family, and thoroughly enjoyed our day out. Our granddaughter particularly liked the penny arcade, and my wife and I thought the "Collections Corner" of Domestic Technology was reminiscent of that in the DDR Museum in Leipzig; ah, vacuum...More

Thank chestfield
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen this advertised many time i thought it was about time i went. I really enjoy looking back to times gone by and am interested in seeing how life once was. The many exhibits at Milestones Museum certain gave me the ability to bring...More

Thank RichardBarkwaySmith
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an aborted day in Winchester we ended up here with two children aged 13 and 8 years. Really impressed with the museum, really held their attention - or rather the audio tour did! So often we are rushed through museums by disengaged children but...More

1  Thank Lee A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, I spent the morning trying to be up beat with my kids while dreading the thought of going to Basingstoke let alone a shed in an industrial estate. Indoor event, rain on the forecast, half term, full car park. We drive up and can't...More

Thank Chloe B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my partner and her parents for her birthday. They hadn't been since she was a little girl and I had never been, so it was more of a first to us all. The actual place is amazing! It really does feel like...More

Thank Ben2K93
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on Tuesday and had a really lovely time. Never been before but highly recommended to all our family and friends. Well laid out and lots of information around to read and digest. Loved the sweet shop and the penny arcade games!!!

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum today with five children from 11 to 4 years and they loved every minute. It's a purpose built indoor museum which is a fabulous trip back in time. We spent three hours exploring, having a picnic by the bandstand and enjoying...More

Thank AliG7127
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we go up later than planned this morning and headed to Basingstoke for lunch and then headed here, the family ticket once purchased entitles you to a return for a calendar year, great price considering not too far away. The museum is well laid...More

Thank Darren P
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Sally M
30 May 2018|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
HI Sally Personally I dont recall seeing any that would constitute a picnic area as such, however out side there is a huge green, with various picnic benches... From memory you can show your receipt to get back in (probably... More
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may8892018
26 May 2018|
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Response from Spearey | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a cafe :)
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Squirrel32
19 October 2017|
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Response from Peej M | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the three year old of course, and what they like - but as the others have said, the penny arcade will definitely keep them busy and there is access to a couple of the vehicles that they can get into and sit in... More
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