Dorset,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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Waddon House

August 26, 2021

Who was the Waddon Man?

11 October 2021, 2 pm For almost 400 years the skull of an unknown person was kept at Waddon Manor. Local folklore said that an…

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August 26, 2021

Tracy Chevalier: The Importance of Place

21 October 2021, 7 pm Tracy Chevalier’s bestselling historical novels are set in various parts of the world: Holland, Ohio, California, southern France,…

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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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