Dorset County Museum

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“Thoroughly enjoyable visit- friendly staff, good variety and all well laid out. Plenty of informative displays covering local history, archaeology and even paleontology. If you are in the NACF entry is even free!”

Mark (TripAdvisor)

“The lady on the desk was extremely helpful. It was a privilege to see Thomas Hardy’s study. There is a lot of history about Dorchester, dating from at least the Roman Times, its famous artists and people. It really cannot be missed if you are visiting Dorchester.”

TripAdvisor Member (Brighton)

“The building itself is worth a visit, the museum is an extra layer of fascinating local history. Every time we go we find something new! Definitely recommend!”

Geoff (Dorchester)