Murphy Exhibits

Our museum owns many artifacts from the original Murphy home, Sunnyvale’s founding family.  We have a reconstructed parlor, kitchen and bedroom with original and period pieces on display. Here is a sampling of these items on permanent exhibit.

Introduction Room

Visitor viewing the introductory video

visitor viewing the introductory six-minute video

pioneer artifacts

pioneer artifacts

Murphy home artifacts

Murphy home artifacts

Parlor

parlor overview

parlor overview

parlor piano

parlor piano

parlor corner

parlor corner

Graphophone in the Parlor

Graphophone in the parlor

Antique Doll

Antique Doll

Dining Room

dining room overview

dining room overview

Kitchen

kitchen overview

kitchen overview

Coffee Grinder in the Kitchen

coffee grinder in the kitchen

Enamel Coffee Pot in the Kitchen

enamel coffee pot in the kitchen

Pie Making in the Kitchen

pie making display in the kitchen

Bacon Press in the kitchen

bacon press in the kitchen

Salt and Pepper Shakers

Salt and Pepper Shakers

BEDROOM

bedroom overview

bedroom overview

bedroom corner

bedroom corner

Baby Walker

Baby Walker

Other Home Exhibits

Sewing Machine Stand

sewing machine stand near museum entrance with the sewing machine lifted up

upright piano

upright piano

Wall Clock near the back door

wall clock near the back door

Wedding Gift Vase

Wedding Gift Vase

Silver Teapot

silver teapot

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