Workshop

Nest

March 3, 2024

Easter Family Activity

Learn about birds in springtime and their different eggs and nests whilst building your own bird’s nest using recycled materials and making clay eggs to go inside to take home.

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Nest

March 3, 2024

Easter Family Activity

Learn about birds in springtime and their different eggs and nests whilst building your own bird’s nest using recycled materials and making clay eggs to go inside to take home.

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Critter Clan

February 19, 2024

The Critter Clan presents The Critter Chronicles: Exploring the enchanting myths and legends of bugs! 🕷️

The Critter Clan is back with its latest captivating and immersive experience “The Critter Chronicles” where you will travel through time unlocking the secrets, folklore and profound beliefs surrounding some fascinating invertebrates.

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Frink Gallery

February 4, 2024

Make your own artwork inspired by Elisabeth Frink

Make your artwork to create a mini art gallery inspired by the work of Elisabeth Frink’s animals and portraits which you will also be able to take away.

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Magical Museum and Tasty Tipples

January 22, 2024

Magical Museum and Tasty Tipples

Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with exceptional offerings from local producers such as Dorset Beer Company, Shroton Fair Gin, and Noddy's Cider. These esteemed producers have crafted their beverages with passion and expertise, ensuring that each sip is a memorable one. Delve into the wonderful world of craft beer and discover lots of different styles and tastes, plus enjoy some interesting facts and beer stories from our resident beer expert!

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Elf2

November 2, 2023

Elf Workshop

The Elves need your help in the workshop. Join them and lend a hand! You're invited to embark on a magical journey filled with Christmas crafts, fun activities, and the chance to learn all the secrets of the elves

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Creative Journeys Through Time

June 26, 2023

Creative Journeys Through Time | 6 week art workshop with Helen Garrett

Designed for adults interested in art, prehistory and archaeology, and running as a six-week block, this course is an exciting opportunity to get up close with some extraordinary artefacts in the collection at Dorset Museum.

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Critter Clan

January 30, 2023

The Critter Clan presents Plagues, Pests & Parasites! 🕷️

Imagine watching “Horrible Histories” but with some of nature’s weirdest creatures and discovering their impact on us as humans, be it useful or indeed a little bit gruesome!

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Family Science Fair

January 30, 2023

⚗️Family Science Day 🔭

Come and meet a real scientist! Get involved with some fascinating hands-on learning and experiments.

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