Discover the history of Millom

Browse through thousands of items from archaeological finds to garments through the ages and explore the rich past of Millom.

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With a full reconstruction of a Hodbarrow mining cage, discover the foundation of Millom’s past!

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Relive the memories of a fledgling railway which sparked the growth of this proud town!

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Remember the wartime history of a brave town, with the memories and journeys of our local heroes.

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View the display of 19th and 20th century fashions.

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RAF Display

Discover the important role played by RAF Millom in WWII

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Norman Nicholson

This exhibit takes you through the sometimes majestic and harsh literature of one of Millom’s greats.

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Millom Life

Relive the victorian life of Millom folk through a wonderfully intricate and crafted reconstruction of a room.

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Rural Life

See the tools and machinery used on farms to feed Millom.

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See fossils, rocks and pre-historic tools in this fascinating gallery.

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Discover how children were educated early in the last century.

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Historic retail

Visit an incredibly detailed reconstruction of a shop.

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