THE MILNE ELECTRICITY HALL
Named after the late Archie Milne who was the Chairman of the South Eastern Electricity Board (SEEBOARD), the Milne Museum was founded in 1971 by SEEBOARD, and moved to Amberley Museum in 1993.
The collection includes a fascinating variety of electrical equipment, ranging from heavy engineering plant for mains supply to small domestic appliances.
The hall contains many hands-on activities and there are periodic demonstrations of high voltage electricity, including a Wimshurst static-electricity generating machine, a mains-powered Jacob’s Ladder, a High-Frequency Tesla Coil and a Van de Graaff Generator.
Considered together with the Wireless and Television exhibition and the BT Connected Earth exhibition, these three displays at Amberley Museum represent one of the most significant collections of electrical technology in the country.