Milestones Museum

Coordinates: 51°15′59″N 1°06′41″W / 51.2665°N 1.1115°W / 51.2665; -1.1115

Milestones Museum is a museum located in Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK. It is made up of a network of streets that have been recreated on those found in Victorian and 1930s Hampshire.

It was opened on 01 December 2000 by HRH Duke of Edinburgh as a joint project between Hampshire County Council and Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Features include recreations of:

  • a Victorian public house
  • a Victorian railway station
  • a Victorian Ironmonger
  • a Victorian terraced house
  • a 1930s town with shops
    • Sweet shop
    • Toy shop (with original toys)
    • Record and television shop (including original equipment)

There is a large collection of road vehicles, notably by Thornycroft and Taskers of Andover.

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