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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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Dorset Museum Entrance

History

October 1, 2020

A Museum in the Making

This month we celebrated 175 years when the concept of building a museum to house all of the treasures of Dorset’s rich history was conceived…

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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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