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Christmas & New Year Opening Times 

Sat 24 December | CLOSED
Sun 25 December | CLOSED
Mon 26 December | CLOSED
Tues 27 Dec | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Wed 28 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Thurs 29 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Fri 30 Dec | OPEN, normal hours
Sat 31 Dec | OPEN – 9am to 3pm (early closing)
Sun 1 Jan 2023 | CLOSED
Mon 2 Jan | OPEN, Bank Holiday hours
Tues 3 Jan | OPEN, normal hours

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Exhibitions and Events

October 6, 2020

Wildlife in the Red

The Wessex Museums partnership is pitching in against biodiversity loss. ‘Wildlife in the Red’ is the title of their virtual exhibition. The strapline is ‘Once…

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Restoration of the Bond Family Painting

Art

April 30, 2020

The Bond Family, 1848

Meet the team at IFACS Bristol, who are currently conserving this very precious picture of The Bond Family for the display in the new Museum.

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Black Grouse Taxidermy

Collection Blog

April 29, 2020

A day in the life of….Bethany Palumbo

Bethany Palumbo is a Conservator specialising in the preservation of Natural History Collections. Over the next few months, she will be conserving several specimens for…

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Yetminster Wagon

Collection Blog

April 29, 2020

Conservation of the Yetminster Wagon

Meet Mark, he’s one of our Conservators currently looking after a very special object that will be on display in the new Museum – the…

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