Adult

Hardy’s Wessex

May 27, 2022

Museum after hours

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this free late opening

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Tim Laycock

May 25, 2022

Wessex Folk Tales: Story-telling with Tim Laycock

Participatory folk stories and songs for all the family.

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Tim Laycock

May 25, 2022

Fireside tales from Wessex: Story-telling with Tim Laycock

Participatory folk stories and songs for all the family.

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Susan_Greaney

May 17, 2022

A persistent place: a new chronology for Neolithic Dorchester

The area underneath and around the town of Dorchester was an important place for Neolithic people, who built a variety of monuments here over a period of 2000 years. In this talk, Dr Susan Greaney discusses the research project that has obtained radiocarbon dates from samples of antler picks, charcoal and human remains held in the Dorset Museum collection and has been able to build a brand new chronology for the monuments.

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 29, 2022

Quiet Open Evening

Join us for an opportunity to explore the Museum at this relaxed late opening

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Robert Mackenzie

March 29, 2022

Robin Mackenzie Wood Engraving Workshop

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique, or for those who have done a little engraving and wish to progress their technique further.

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Portesham Mirror

March 29, 2022

Sunday ArtyFacts

Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology by creating your own embossed Celtic art inspired by the Iron Age mirrors in the People's Dorset Gallery.

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Maiden-Castle-Skeletons

March 29, 2022

Museum after hours

The Home of Hillforts and Henges event to celebrate our local heritage landscape will launch at Dorset Museum with a special open evening: Museum after hours.

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Ridgeway Vikings

March 29, 2022

The Ridgeway Vikings: New research and findings | Dr Heather Tamminen

Using modern digital technology, the sharp force of trauma on these individuals has been reappraised to see what new information can be learned.

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