Family,Girl drawing an ammonite

September 1, 2021

Make and Take Sunday

Craft Activity Join in our make and take crafts, there will be something new each Sunday. Explore our amazing museum and create a craft to…

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Roman Town House Tours

August 18, 2021

Roman Town House Tours

Discovered in the 1930s, one of the best examples of a Roman Town House in England is situated here in Dorchester. Following extensive refurbishment of…

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Cecil Day’s Bee Specimens

April 23, 2021

Wildlife in the Red

Online Exhibition: Wildlife in the Red The Wessex Museums partnership is pitching in against biodiversity loss. ‘Wildlife in the Red’ is the title of their…

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Dorset Museum by Peter Runeckles

April 15, 2021

A Museum in the Making

Dorchester artist Peter Runeckles was given unique access to the Museum construction site between 2018 and 2020. Working alongside the team from Acheson Construction, a…

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Elmer the Elephant

May 1, 2020

Elmer and Friends

Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee 13 October 2021 to 9 January 2022 An exhibition from Seven Stories: The National Centre for…

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