The Priest's House Museum & Garden, 23-27 High Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1HR
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Family Explorers - Egyptian Adventure

Posted on 20 May 2016
The museum is the place to be for a fantastic morning of activities for all the family on Thursday 2 June from 10.00 to 1.00.
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Somme

Posted on 20 May 2016
The museum is holding a drop in session with Martin Barry on Saturday 4 June, 10.30 to 4.00. Martin is appealing for family stories of the Battle of the Somme.
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Kingston Lacy's Paintings

Posted on 11 Apr 2016
The museum is holding a talk on 'Kingston Lacy’s Paintings: The Story of One of the National Trust's Important Art Collections' with Helen Lange on Tuesday 26 April 2016, 7.30pm.
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Priest's House Theatre

Posted on 11 Apr 2016
A new Theatre Company for Learning Disabled adults successfully launched in January this year in partnership with the museum. The Priest's House Museum Theatre Company meets monthly on a Saturday morning.
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Gone but not Forgotten

Posted on 21 Mar 2016
The 'S&D 50' touring exhibition will be on display at the museum from 1 April to 2 May 2016 (closed Sundays). Admission charges apply.
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Scenes of Wimborne and East Dorset

Posted on 21 Mar 2016
The museum is opening a new exhibition on Friday 25 March 2016. 'Scenes of Wimborne and East Dorset' features watercolour paintings by the artist W.J. Hawker.
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Little Explorers

Posted on 17 Mar 2016
The museum is providing a fun filled morning for little one with the Little Explorers on Tuesdays 29 March and 5 April from 10.00 to 12.00.
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Wonderful Wednesdays

Posted on 17 Feb 2016
A hidden treasure in the centre of Wimborne Minster is the Garden Tea Room. Access to the tea room will be free for any tea room customers every Wednesday until 23 March. There is a separate admission charge for visitors to the house and museum.
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Faces of the First World War

Posted on 16 Feb 2016
The museum is holding a 'Faces of the First World War' public appeal event on Saturday 20 February, 11.00 to 3.00. Entry to the museum will be free for visitors attending the event to share their information or for research assistance.
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Spring half term

Posted on 16 Feb 2016
The museum is an inspiring place to visit this half term, open from 10.00 to 3.30 each day (closed Sundays). Admission charges apply.
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Wimborne Heroes

Posted on 24 Dec 2015
The Friends of the Priest's House Museum invite you to a talk on 'Wimborne Heroes' by the Wimborne U3A History Group on Thursday 28 January, 7.30pm in the Hilda Coles Open Learning Centre at the museum.
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Discover Volunteering

Posted on 24 Dec 2015
The museum is holding an information session about volunteering on Friday 22 January, 10.30 to 12.30. To discover more about volunteering at the museum and Tourist Information Centre, come along an informal morning, including a guided tour of the museum and the opportunity to meet some of our volunteers. Tea and coffee will be provided.
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Christmas events

Posted on 04 Dec 2015
The museum will help visitors get into the Christmas spirit this December with a programme of festive events.
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Great Pudding Stir

Posted on 04 Dec 2015
The Victorian kitchen will be brimming with the smells of Christmas Pudding on Saturday 12 December from 10.30 to 4.00. Visitors are invited to take part in the annual Great Pudding Stir as the museum spreads a little festive cheer.
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Christmas Fayre

Posted on 17 Nov 2015
The museum invites you to a Christmas Fayre, organised with the Maritime Volunteer Service, on Saturday 28 November, 10.00 to 4.00. Admission is £1 for adults and children FREE, including entrance to the museum.
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Archaeology of the Sacred

Posted on 12 Nov 2015
The museum is organising an archaeology day school on Saturday 21 November, 9.30 to 4.00. The course tutor will be Dr Wendelin Morrison. The day school is an opportunity to delve into different expressions of the sacred past, both in Britain and across the globe.
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Horrible Haunted House

Posted on 20 Oct 2015
The museum is the place to be for a fantastic day of activities for all the family on Thursday 29 October, 10.00 to 4.00 (last entry 3.00). Visitors can get creative with our Halloween craft activities.
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Free admission

Posted on 20 Oct 2015
To celebrate Wimborne Food & Drink Festival, the museum will offering free entry on Saturday 24 October, 10.00 to 4.30.
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The Weevil in the Biscuit

Posted on 02 Oct 2015
The museum welcomes Doppelganger Production's play about Robert Louis Stevenson on Tuesday 27 October, 7pm in the Hilda Coles Open Learning Centre. 'The Weevil in the Biscuit' is a 70-minute play written by award winning local playwright John Foster, followed by an after show Q&A with the writer, director, cast and audience.
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Early Days

Posted on 02 Oct 2015
The Friends of the Priest's House Museum invite you to a talk on 'Early Days' by the Wimborne U3A History Group on Tuesday 6 October, 7.30pm in the Hilda Coles Open Learning Centre at the museum.
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