Wartime in Britain

Tucked away behind the stairs to the former radio tower at Bletchley Park is a tiny museum with all sorts of artifacts, clothing, books, toys, and supplies that the average British family would have used or needed during the war. I thought you might like to see a small selection of what was there. In some cases, you might want to enlarge the photo to see the details. They’re fascinating.

IMG_2646Here is an obvious propaganda children’s story book. Love the illustrations!

Another page from the storybook









And here’s a pan of several other Children’s books read during the War Years.




Here are apothecary and household supplies that were necessary during the War Years:IMG_2653













And for the woman of the house:











Finally, from the Gift Shop, assuming you need a new helmet or cap: