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Posted: Mar 23, 2018

Come and Join the Party at the Tea Room!

Our Garden Tea Room needs the help of a few more local people.

Silverwork and photography by Lynn Davy

Our Garden Tea Room needs the help of a few more local people, to join forces with the friendly team who currently volunteer there.

It's not so much about the pouring out of tea, or even the dishing up of tasty treats, but more about giving a warm welcome to all - served up with a dash of genuine hospitality.

The tearoom is surrounded by a delightful, apple-tree filled, 'secret' garden - an oasis of green calm, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the lively market town of Wimborne.

The museum currently represents all kinds of aspects of life in East Dorset through the ages - for local people, about local people. The museum is also planning an exciting new project to revitalise, refurbish and improve access to its exhibitions and displays, subject to an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund. So, it is the perfect time to get involved.

Come and be a part of something wonderful. Volunteer at the museum.

Trustees needed

Posted: Sep 24, 2018

The Trust is seeking to appoint up to three new Trustees to join the Trustee Board.

Growing Up in Edwardian Wimborne and Further Afield

Posted: Sep 9, 2018

A talk that scratches the surface of the so-called 'Golden Age' and looks at how real children lived, worked and played.

Community Open Weekend

Posted: Aug 31, 2018

Free entry with activities throughout the weekend, part of Dorset Architectural Heritage Week and Heritage Open Days.

Family Explorers

Posted: Aug 17, 2018

Join in the fun with our family activity day.

Wildflowers activity morning

Posted: Aug 17, 2018

Join in the fun with the 'Wildflowers' activity morning.

Museum Receives Prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education for the Sixth Time

Posted: Aug 6, 2018

The museum has been awarded the Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2018.

Summer Fete

Posted: Jul 25, 2018

The annual Summer Fete in the beautiful museum garden.