Heritage Open Day
Collection Discovery Centre Tours
18 September 2022, Various Times
To celebrate Heritage Open Days, entry to Dorset Museum is going to be completely FREE for one day only on Sunday 18th September 2022, giving visitors the chance to talk to staff, and explore our galleries and interactive displays.
Visitors will have the first opportunity to join our Collection Team to explore behind the scenes of our state-of-the-art Collections Discovery Centre, where they will be able to find out more about the work going on to move our collections back to the Museum site following our recent redevelopment project.
Find out more about the Museum’s collection and the work going on to move our collections back to the Museum site following the Museum’s redevelopment project.
Participants on the tour will also have the opportunity to explore some objects up close in our Conservation Studio, along with this year’s Heritage Open Days theme of ‘Astounding Inventions’.
- 10:00 am – 11:00 am
- 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
- 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
- 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tours are free but must be booked. There is a limit of 10 people on each tour.
On 10 February 2023
Artist Dorset Gallery
will be closed all-day
Daily: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Annual Pass or Day Entry availableBook now
Dorset MuseumHigh West Street
Dorchester DT1 1XA
Heritage Open Days
Each year, places across the country throw open their doors and give people the chance to see hidden places and try new experiences for free. This year’s theme is a ‘Astounding Inventions’Find out more