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Posted: Apr 17, 2018

Discover a Hidden Gem

The museum's annual ticket offers so much more.

Garden activities

The museum is located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne. Visitors pay once to visit as many times as they like for the next 12 months.

Costing £5.75 (concessions £4.75), the annual ticket can be used during the museum's normal opening hours, with the exception of some special events and ticketed events. Children go free.

Visitors of all ages can discover stunning Roman wall paintings, the fascinating childhood gallery and a unique Victorian Valentine card collection. They can explore period rooms from a 17th century hall to the working Victorian kitchen, finding out how life and work has changed in this historic townhouse.

There is a changing programme of exhibitions. 'Hats for All Occasions' runs until Christmas for all those interested in fashion through the ages.

It is also a chance to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our wonderful walled garden. Its hidden alcoves and secluded lawns also feature heritage fruit trees, colourful herbaceous borders, a traditional vegetable patch and a glimpse of the river Allen.

Ticket holders can visit the Garden Tea Room where its friendly staff serve tasty light lunches, afternoon teas and a selection of cakes.

This is a wonderful chance to take a peek behind the museum's High Street façade and discover a secret treasure.

For further information please contact the museum.

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Posted: Apr 27, 2018

A family activity day to celebrate the Royal Wedding.

Sensing Helen

Posted: Apr 23, 2018

A new film will be screened at the museum.

Hats for All Occasions

Posted: Apr 19, 2018

A new exhibition at the museum features a wonderful collection of 44 different hats or forms of headwear.

Only a Boy

Posted: Apr 18, 2018

A new exhibition tells the stories of two Wimborne men killed on the same day at the Battle of Passchendaele.

Discover a Hidden Gem

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

The museum's annual ticket offers so much more.

Band Helps Museum Raise Money for Refurbishment

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

A fundraising concert for our Revival Project.

Spring Book Event

Posted: Apr 4, 2018

Secondhand book event at the museum.