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The Dinosaur Museum transports visitors back into the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Set in a converted Victorian schoolhouse in the centre of the historic town of Dorchester. See dinosaur skeletons, walk among life-size reconstructions including Stegosaurus and T-Rex, and learn through hands-on interactive displays.…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 269880
E-mail:
info@thedinosaurmuseum.com
Website:
www.thedinosaurmuseum.com/
Address
The Dinosaur Museum Icen Way,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1EW
The Terracotta Warriors Museum in Dorchester, Dorset, is one of the only museums outside China exclusively dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors. All the terracotta warriors displayed in the museum have been specially made for exhibition by the technicians of the Lintong Museum Cultural Relic…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 266040
Website:
www.terracottawarriors.co.uk
Address
High East Street, Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1JU
The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway. Steam and diesel galas, Family events plus regular Evening Dining and Sunday Lunch services complement themed events such as our highly popular Santa Special trains…
Area:
Swanage
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01929 425800
Fax: 01929 475208
E-mail:
info@swanagerailway.co.uk
Website:
www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Address
Swanage Railway Co Ltd Station House,  Swanage,  Dorset,  BH19 1HB
Max Gate is owned by The National Trust in Dorchester. Atmospheric Victorian home designed by Thomas Hardy and home to famous author and poet. You will find the garden much as it was originally planned, with high walls and large trees encircling the property to…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 262538
E-mail:
maxgate@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website:
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/.../max-gate
Address
Max Gate Alington Avenue,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 2AB
We are a family friendly museum and we attract all ages. We aim to educate, inspire and honour the sacrifices made by the members of our Regiments. Our displays cover four floors and take you on a 300 year journey through military history. Our artefacts…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01305 264066
E-mail:
info@keepmilitarymuseum.org
Website:
www.keepmilitarymuseum.org/
Address
The Keep Bridport Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1RN
Situated in the ancient hamlet of Wakeham and above the cove at Church Ope, Portland’s Museum was founded in 1930 by Dr Marie Stopes in two early 17th century stone cottages. Today the Museum houses many of the artefacts associated with the history and culture…
Area:
Portland
Locality
Weymouth & Portland
Telephone:
01305 821804
E-mail:
portlandmuseum@gmail.com
Website:
www.portlandmuseum.co.uk/
Address
Portland Museum, 217 Wakeham,  Portland,  Dorset,  DT5 1HS
Unique Voice recognise the importance of creativity and play in children’s lives. Whilst practising social distancing, we want to encourage families to pursue creative outlets. The activity pack contains 30 different activities that require as little resources as possible to ensure there are plenty of…
Area:
Website:
uniquevoice.org/
At the tank museum we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life. Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning almost a century of history. As you explore the Museum’s six large halls, you will come face to face with tanks…
Area:
Wareham
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01929 405096
E-mail:
info@tankmuseum.org
Website:
www.tankmuseum.org
Address
Ministry Of Defence R A C Tank Museum,  Bovington,  Wareham,  Dorset,  BH20 6JG
A spectacular recreation of Tutankhamun's tomb and treasures. This internationally acclaimed exhibition spans time itself. Extensively featured on television throughout the world. Full school service plus specialist Egyptian shop including books. Fun and educational for the whole family.
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 269571
E-mail:
info@tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk
Website:
www.tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk
Address
The Tutankhamun Exhibition 25 High West Street,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1UW
Hardy's Cottage. Evocative cob and thatch cottage - birthplace of Thomas Hardy. The garden reflects most people's idea of a typical cottage garden, with roses around the door, and the sound of birdsong, even in winter. Once inside you will discover that 19th-century rural life,…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 262366
E-mail:
hardyscottage@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website:
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/.../hardys-birthplace
Address
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT2 8QJ