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Posted: Jul 22, 2020

Get Creative with Little Explorers at Home

Look out for some exciting and creative activities every Tuesday through August.

As we are sadly unable to run our popular Little Explorers summer programme this year, we don't want you to miss out! So we are putting together a bunch of fun and creative activities for you to complete at home. We would love for you to share your creations with us through social media #museumlittleexplorers. Watch this space! 


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.


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.