Museum Trail

An end to drudgery

Magic machines to do your housework...

By 1948 "The days of old Poole as a place to live were numbered" (Poole and Dorset Herald) people were looking forward with optimism to new council housing and by 1950 ‘mod-cons’ and gadgets were making life easy in the kitchen. 

In 1954 the Poole and Dorset Herald reported that "If one thing is certain, it is that more and more people in this country are paying more and more attention to the furnishing of their homes."

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