Family Activity

FREE Family Archaeology Workshop

25 October 2022, 10:00am - 1:30pm

A chance to look at a range of Archaeological material found across Dorset, with Ciorstaidh, Finds Liaison Officer with the Portable Antiquities Team at Dorset Council.

This will be a chance to look at Archaeological finds, weigh, measure, and draw them based like an Archaeologist in the field with examples of Archaeological illustrations to help document your own finds.

Suitable for Ages 10 and up. FREE Drop-in Session.

Christmas & New Year Opening Times 

Sat 24 December | CLOSED
Sun 25 December | CLOSED
Mon 26 December | CLOSED
Tues 27 Dec | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Wed 28 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Thurs 29 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Fri 30 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Sat 31 Dec | OPEN – 9am to 3pm (early closing)
Sun 1 Jan 2023 | CLOSED
Mon 2 Jan | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Tues 3 Jan | OPEN, normal hours

  • Opening hours:

    Daily: 9.00am - 4.30pm
    Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 4.00pm

  • Admissions:

    Annual Pass or Day Entry available

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  • Dorset Museum

    High West Street
    Dorchester DT1 1XA

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Portable Antiquities Scheme.

The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a national scheme to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public and metal-detector users in particular. Details of the scheme and a database of finds can be found on the Portable Antiquities Scheme Website

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