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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.

VE Day in East Dorset

Posted: May 8, 2020

In rural villages people came out of their houses to share the day with their neighbours.

Coronavirus update

Posted: Mar 19, 2020

The information centre, shop, tearoom and museum will be closed for the foreseeable future in light of the current government advice.

Brand consultancy project

Posted: Dec 23, 2019

We are inviting proposals for a brand consultancy project.

Trustees needed

Posted: Sep 24, 2019

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

Museum reveals initial plans for new galleries

Posted: Sep 10, 2019

The museum is offering you a chance to participate in the museum’s exciting Revival Project.

Aftermath

Posted: Aug 20, 2019

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

Storytelling at the Priest's House

Posted: Jul 22, 2019

Storyteller Ursula Holden Gill to perform at the museum.