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The Ancient Technology Centre is an outdoor education centre operated by Dorset Council, which provides authentic historical experiences, which is linked to the national curriculum. We believe that children should explore their surroundings, environment and history through an exciting blend of full-scale building projects and…
Area:
Wimborne
Locality
East Dorset
Telephone:
01725 517618
E-mail:
atc@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Website:
ancienttechnologycentre.com/
Address
Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre Damerham Road,  Cranborne,  Wimborne,  Dorset,  BH21 5RP
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
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
One of Britain's best known and best loved gardens. A botanical treasure-trove, with charming walled garden walks and spectacular woodland valley views. Magnificent 20 acre garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Noted in Dorset for its Rhododendron and Hydrangea…
Area:
Weymouth
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 871387
E-mail:
info@abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk
Website:
abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk/
Address
The Sub-tropical Gardens, Abbotsbury,  Weymouth,  Dorset,  DT3 4LA
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
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
Set in the outstanding landscape of the Cranborne Chase, these beautifully laid out gardens were created by General Pitt Rivers in 1880. Recognised by English Heritage as a Garden of National Importance, they were opened for public enjoyment. Ask at the Coffee Grove Café for…
Area:
Dorset
Locality
North Dorset
Telephone:
01725 516971
E-mail:
enquiries@larmertree.co.uk
Website:
www.larmertree.co.uk
Address
Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal,  Salisbury,  Dorset,  SP5 5PY
Bennetts Water Gardens is a visitor attraction in Dorset. Set over 8 acres the gardens hold the National Plant Collection of Water Lilies with a Claude Monet style Japanese Bridge, Tropical House, Woodland Walks and Museum. Grass pathways lead you through the series of ponds…
Area:
Weymouth
Locality
Weymouth & Portland
Telephone:
01305 785150
E-mail:
info@bennettswatergardens.com
Website:
www.bennettswatergardens.com/
Address
Bennetts Water Gardens Putton Lane,  Chickerell,  Weymouth,  Dorset,  DT3 4AF
B Sharp Early Years Workshops are full on, fun and action packed thirty minutes. They deliver exciting musical activities that promote individual and collective confidence, rhythm and movement, language, listening and social skills. The audience, children, families and grandparents love it and the audience can…
Area:
Dorset
Telephone:
07947 334138
E-mail:
info@bsharp.org.uk
Website:
bsharp.org.uk/
Address
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