Detail from Lady Feeding Chickens - we have one of the largest private Photographic Archives of any small town in the country
Viburnum Lantana drawing by Diana Ruth Wilson
We are located centrally in the heart of this beautiful Dorset town and occupy what was formerly the Almonry belonging to the Abbey, now a grade II listed building.
As a registered charity we have independent status and we were the first volunteer-run museum in Dorset to be awarded full Accreditation.
Tuesday 22 March to Thursday 15 December 2016
|Tue||10:30am to 4:30pm|
|Wed||10:30am to 4:30pm|
|Thu||10:30am to 4:30pm|
|Fri||10:30am to 4:30pm|
|Sat||10:30am to 4:30pm|
|Sun||10am to 1pm, 4th Sunday each month in conjunction with ‘The Big Little Market’|
Last entry is 30 minutes before closing
Winter opening: After Thursday 15 December 2016
|Tue||10:30am to 12:30pm|
|Thu||10:30am to 12:30pm|
Please note that we are closed throughout January
Admission Charges 2016
|Children up to 18||Free|
|Museum Association Members||Free|
|Disabled (plus a carer)||Free|
|Teachers accompanying school visits||Free|
Admission is now FREE to all, although donations are very welcome.
Out of hours visits may also be arranged. The curator and research team are generally available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for appointments or drop-in queries.
Otherwise please phone us on 01935 812252 or leave your question at email@example.com
We also have an “earlybird scheme” where families with children on the autism spectrum can arrange to visit the Museum between 8.30-10.30 am on their own terms. There is a social narrative to assist with preparation.
Telephone: +44 (0)1935 812 252
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