Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society and the Dorset Museum is not a stand-alone organisation but is connected to a range of other societies, organisations, and trusts.

On this page are listed some of these groups and organisation we have partnered with.

Wessex Museums

Dorset Museum is part of the NPO (National Partnership Organisation) with Wessex Museums.  Wessex Museums is a charity that exists to build the resilience of partner museums and make them relevant to diverse audiences.

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Hardy Country

Hardy Country Partnership is made up of several independent “not for profit” organisations who are working together to promote the life and work of Thomas Hardy and the county of Dorset.

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Important Notice

On 10 February 2023
Artist Dorset Gallery
will be closed all-day

  • 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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    Dorchester DT1 1XA

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