Discover the history of Millom

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


Discover the foundation of Millom’s industrial heritage.


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


Remember the wartime history of a brave town and journeys of local heroes.

Home life

See a wonderfully intricate and crafted reconstruction of a room.


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

RAF Display

Discover the important role played by RAF Millom in WWII

Norman Nicholson

The majestic and harsh literature of one of Millom’s greats.

Millom Life

The community activities of education, music and societies.

Rural Life

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


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


Shipping played an important role in Millom’s development.

Historic retail

Visit an incredibly detailed reconstruction of a shop.