Victorian Days at the History Museum
The Victorian era was named for Queen Victoria who reigned in Great Britain from 1837 to 1901. During Victorian Days at the History Museum, discover what life was like in the 1800s through craft activities, a tea and displays from local historical societies.
Enjoy a Victorian activities:
- Make Victorian toys such as a thaumatropes.
- Create a picture frame.
- Decorate a tea cup.
- Design a hat to wear to a afternoon party.
- Discover the Victorian code of cards.
- And more favorite crafts from yesteryear.
A Victorian Tea
Sittings at 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
In Courtroom A, attend a Victorian tea. Enjoy tea, finger sandwiches and scones as you listen to Victorian millionaires gossip about their neighbors. Learn about old-time fashion from models wearing Victorian clothes. RSVP for the tea at 650.299.0104. The tea is $5 for adults, $4 for children (ages 4-12). A 20% discount applies for advance purchase.
Stroll History Lane and discover the latest news on the past. Talk to history buffs representing historic organizations throughout the county and learn about all their upcoming activities.
Victorian Days is sponsored by Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation.