The exhibition portrays the history and remarkable achievements of the Norton family. Philanthropist Arthur-Osmore Norton is featured prominently. He made his fortune manufacturing railway jacks. In addition, he is remembered and recognized for his good deeds as well his two children, Harry and Mary Helen.
The exceptional decor in the living room, dining room and the upstairs bedroom are reminiscent of the bourgeoisie homes of the early 20th century. The ambiance of a different era is manifested in the woodwork made of oak, coffered ceilings and arched lintels.