Latest News

Posted: Jun 21, 2019

Museum Memories event

The museum will be running taster activities in the museum garden.

The museum runs a reminiscence session called Museum Memories each month. On Saturday 29 June 2019 from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, the museum will be running taster activities in the museum garden, entrance by Wimborne Library.

Anyone who is interested in sharing their memories is welcome to come along and find out more. You could be new to the area or your connection to East Dorset might go back many years. Our sessions are Dementia Friendly.

Taster activities will include crafts, a film stars quiz, traditional games, kitchen bygones and old photographs. Tea and cake will be available for £2.

This welcoming and friendly group shares stories and memories about a different theme each month. The fun and relaxed activities draw on the museum's object and photographic collections, giving participants the opportunity to recall and share their memories of the past.

The group was first set up several years ago with support from the Dorset Partnership for Older People Programme and the Alzheimer's Society.

For further information please contact the museum.

Job vacancies

Posted: Nov 11, 2019

The latest job vacancies and opportunities.

Rediscover your local tourist information centre

Posted: Nov 11, 2019

The last few months have seen many changes for Wimborne Tourist Information Centre.

Trustees needed

Posted: Sep 24, 2019

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

Meet the Romans

Posted: Sep 16, 2019

Visitors will be able to meet a Roman soldier in the museum garden.

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.


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.