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Milestones Museum

Churchill Way West | Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PL, England
+44 1256 639550
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Fantastic Day Out

A compact but well set out museum full of hidden nooks & crannies all set out in a realistic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andy W
via mobile
Worth a look

Visited here and the 4 of us rather enjoyed it. Very interesting. Wouldve rated 5 stars but i think... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brian H
Chatham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Churchill Way West | Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PL, England
+44 1256 639550

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A compact but well set out museum full of hidden nooks & crannies all set out in a realistic town/street setting. Staff & volunteers are clearly passionate about work. Cafe is pleasant. (Added bonus for me & my son, as Coeliac's, they were able to...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here and the 4 of us rather enjoyed it. Very interesting. Wouldve rated 5 stars but i think having lego models throughout of Greek mythical beasts completely clashed with the displays. While looking at early 20th century vehicles, seeing a 6 foot lego Cyclops...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our visit was mainly to see the Lego exhibition of mythical creatures and it didn't disappoint. The museum itself is well laid out with so much to see and explore. The highlight of our visit was enjoying a cuppa in the Baverstock Arms and a...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kids loved the Lego mythical creature hunt. I ended up getting too involved and doing my own card too! Been here many a time and it is very nostalgic coming in looking at the old ways of living. Kids enjoy being interactive. The penny arcade...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had never heard of this museum before but it was great. I loved the displays of the old vehicles, furniture and fittings, particularly the old buses and trucks. Kids loved the Lego mythical creature hunt, which the museum had invested a lot of effort...More

Thank KingOfTheNorth99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kids and we had a great time. Was very busy as it was half term but worth the visit. The cafe was packed but the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank ASDominique
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see Victorian/1950s history and were entranced by the unexpected Mythical Beasts Lego exhibition - it was COOL apparently! (Grandson’s comment). Collecting clues to ‘free the beasts’ took our attention and kept a 9 and 6 year old employed for 3 hours! Plus,...More

2  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely visit, grandchildren enjoyed the 'mythical beasts' experience. Spoilt by double and even treble buggies being allowed anywhere in the museum on a busy half -term day, also people allowed to sit anywhere on the floor of the museum to eat their picnics. Will not...More

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rather frustrating visit today. Bought a family ticket online, arrived and expected it to be busy. Waited 25mins in the "fast track" queue (only one cashier on despite it being busy wet half term day. The "buy on the day ticket queue" whizzed past us!)....More

2  Thank MLRoherty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. It’s clear a lot of love and attention has gone into this living museum. If you go at the correct hours you can get a proper pint of ale in the vintage pub. The toys and electrical products through the ages are amazing....More

1  Thank Andrew D
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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
31 August 2017|
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Response from Rose L | Reviewed this property |
yes it can easily done with a couple of hours, there's a great arcade bit at the start and a sweet shop. rose
Chris E
7 August 2017|
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Response from reelvideoman | Reviewed this property |
It varies on which day you go. We went in a Friday and paid £25.50 for two seniors and a 5 year old. It's not cheap! But it's well done