Dorset Museum

In a nutshell

Dorset Museum is a great place to take the children, to explore the story of the county from prehistory to the present day.


High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XA

Contact details

Tel: 01305 571020

Activity type

Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Dorset Museum details...

Dorset Museum is a great place for families to discover and enjoy the richness of Dorset’s natural, historical and cultural heritage.

Go on a journey spanning 250 million years in this fascinating Museum which looks after an incredible four million objects.

Discover Dorset’s wonderful stories through four galleries, using touch screens and listening points.

Look out for the events programme and fun family activities.


Dorset Museum Events

Storytime at Dorset Museum

Open 18th April 2024 - 18th July 2024

Take your little ones to these delightful storytelling sessions at Dorset Museum in Dorchester. Held on selected dates.

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