A list of articles relating to the History of the Dorset Museum.
You can find out more about the history of the Dorset Museum in the about section.Our Story
On Friday 2nd June 2023 the cafe TASTE at Dorset Museum cafe will be closed from 2pm
for a private function.
March 16, 2023
Dorset Museum acquires rare gold and rock crystal pendant dating to the 6th or 7th century
Dorset Museum is delighted to announce that it has acquired a rare gold and rock crystal pendant dating to the 6th or 7th century…Read more
February 6, 2023
Dorset Museum to reunite Gainsborough husband and wife portraits
Portraits of Elizabeth and John Bragge by Thomas Gainsborough Dorset Museum is delighted to announce that it has taken guardianship of A Portrait of Elizabeth Bragge by…Read more
December 2, 2020
Conservators re-install Mosaic in Museum
Over a year after it was lifted to begin construction for the £16 million re-development of Dorset Museum, this 2nd-century Roman mosaic has been reinstalled in…Read more
October 1, 2020
A Museum in the Making
This month we celebrated 175 years when the concept of building a museum to house all of the treasures of Dorset’s rich history was conceived…Read more