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Posted: Apr 4, 2018

Spring Book Event

Secondhand book event at the museum.

A secondhand book event will be held at the museum from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 April 2018.

A vast array of books will be available for purchase covering a variety of topics.

The museum's Garden Tea Room will be open, offering a selection of refreshments, along with a special deal for a tea or coffee and a slice of cake on those days only.

Admission to the book event only is free, with entrance through the Tourist Information Centre. There is a separate admission charge to visit the museum.

The book fair opens at 11am on the Tuesday and 10am for the remainder of the event. It closes at 4.30pm each day except Friday when it closes at 3pm.

For further information please contact the museum.

Going behind the scenes to uncover the past

Posted: May 31, 2019

The museum is offering behind the scenes guided tours.

New drama to be performed

Posted: May 31, 2019

'Echoes of the Past' is a promenade theatre event commemorating the temporary closure of the museum for refurbishment and development.

Feral

Posted: May 13, 2019

SISATA and Doppelganger Productions present an outdoor production of 'Feral', a new Gypsy-Folk musical drama on the timeless theme of wanderlust.

Your First World War Heritage

Posted: May 13, 2019

The museum is holding a family open day exploring 'Your First World War Heritage'.

Little Explorers

Posted: Mar 25, 2019

Come and join in the fun with the Little Explorers activity morning.

Aftermath

Posted: Mar 19, 2019

Documentary theatre production by State of Play Arts about the impact of the Great War on people living in East Dorset.

Archaeology explorers

Posted: Feb 18, 2019

A day of activities for all the family with the Portable Antiquities Scheme.