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Museum of Eton Life

The Museum of Eton Life tells the story of the foundation of the College in 1440 and provides a glimpse into the world of the Eton schoolboy past and present.

Find out about work, games (including the famous Eton Wall Game), punishment, and some of the colourful customs of the past. Discover well-known Old Etonians, from poets to prime ministers. A visit to the museum is a perfect way to bring to life the College buildings you see around you. 

If you wish to know more about the school’s past, click here for a list of useful books, here for an account of Eton’s history