Dorset County Museum
Visit this award-winning museum and discover 135 million years of Dorset’s fascinating history. Whether it’s dinosaurs, archaeology, geology, fine art, costume and textiles, or Dorset’s literary creates, there is something for everyone here. Children can enjoy interactive displays, museum trails and school holiday activities. There’s also a tearoom and gift shop.
Discover Dorset in depth at Dorset County Museum and explore the story of the county from prehistory to the present day. Visit the nostalgic and atmospheric Victorian Gallery, one of the few places in Europe you can follow in the footsteps of ancient Romans by actually walking on Roman mosaic floors.
Audio-visual presentations, interactive challenges and children’s resources in every gallery. Open Monday – Saturday and accompanied children are Free!