Read the latest news stories about the Dorset Museum.
The last 3 years have been busy redeveloping the new Museum into a world-class heritage attraction.
Come with us on the journey as we reopen and we’ll share our news with you from exhibitions, acquisitions, awards, and everyday Museum life here in Dorset.
November 25, 2019
Kids in Museums
As part of the national initiative Takeover Day in Museums, children from Dorchester Middle School were invited onto the site of the NEW Dorset Museum.Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Exhibitions and Events
July 11, 2018
Dippy: He came, you visited, we conquered!
Just over two months ago staff and volunteers from the Dorset Museum were joined by hundreds of well-wishers to say farewell to Dippy the dinosaur,…Read more