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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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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    High West Street
    Dorchester DT1 1XA

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