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.

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  • Opening hours:

    Dorset Museum & Art Gallery
    Daily: 10.00am - 5.00pm

    TASTE Café
    Daily: 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

  • Admissions:

    10% discount for Adult and Young Person Unlimited Ticket booked online using discount code DM01

  • 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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