Inspire the next generation of scientists, archaeologists, writers and artists with immersive learning experiences that bring our collections to life.

Are you planning a school visit? Choose between engaging, interactive workshops led by our experienced museum staff and volunteers or self-led visits to explore at your own pace.


The Victorian Hall will be hosting a private event on Friday 10th June 2022, all day and Saturday 11th June 2022, 12 noon to 5:00 pm, and therefore will be closed to visitors.

  • 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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How To Book

For booking your visit and lunch space or an unguided visit.
Call: 01305 262735

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Special Educational Needs

All our galleries and exhibitions have been designed with accessibility in mind. If you have specific needs, please tell the Learning Team when you book and we will do our best to support your visit.