Collection Blog

With a collection of four million objects to look after, new exhibitions to stage and events to host, there’s always so much going on behind the scenes at Dorset Museum.

Check in on our blog to find out more about what our staff and volunteers get up to. From researching curiosities in our collection or sharing what goes into curating an exhibition, they’ll share their stories and give you the insider’s view from one of Dorset’s top visitor attractions.

The Portesham Iron Age Mirror

Archaeology

November 10, 2019

Ancient Dorset inspires poet

The Dorset Museum was approached by Dr Melanie Giles of the University of Manchester, to use one of its most iconic Iron Age burials in…

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Roman Road Dorset Museum

Archaeology

August 31, 2018

Archaeology in Action

Context One Archaeological Services started the archaeological excavation at Dorset Museum, Dorchester on 25th June 2018. This is being carried out in advance of the…

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