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We found great results, but some are outside Swanage. Showing results in neighbouring cities.
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Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre
#1 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Exactly what good local museums are all about.
Brilliant little museum, friendly staff, very informative and some brilliant visual displays.
Lucy's Farm
#2 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry
#3 of 5 Museums in Swanage
The Museum is currently trialling free entry (April 2018) with donations.
The museum is trialling free entry in April but asking for donations which seemed fair enough to us - I think I would have been 'dischuffed' to be charged to look around such a tiny museum.
L'Artishe Gallery and Studio
#4 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Purbeck New Wave Gallery
#5 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum Wareham 8.1 km away
#2 of 6 Museums in Wareham
Do please pay the very reasonable £1.00 donation fee for the museums upkeep and expansion,run by volunteers.
Anyway this is another great find we found in our hotel and visited and was so glad we did so if you are in the area make sure you visit this museum as you will be so glad you did John & Sue Eastbourne UK
Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden Poole 11.6 km away
#1 of 8 Museums in Poole
Excellent museums with a lot of information
This how museums should be
The Etches Collection, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life Kimmeridge 11.2 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Kimmeridge
This is rare in museums, where it is easy to see many large impressive specimens together when in reality they are separated by millions of years!
So much better than crowded science museums , beautiful environment within sight of where the fossils were found.
Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum Corfe Castle 7.1 km away
#1 of 2 Museums in Corfe Castle
Local museums, especially free ones are a real labour of love and definitely deserve supporting- take a peek!
Delightful little museum set in an ancient civil building in an ancient English village with castle!
Boilerhouse Gallery Corfe Castle 6.3 km away
#2 of 2 Museums in Corfe Castle
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum Bournemouth 13.6 km away
#1 of 5 Museums in Bournemouth
Personal highlights for me were a couple of the life-size sculptures of mothers and babies, the famous Venus painting (including hidden first draft) and the Japanese collection (rivalled only by the great museums...
About £6 entry fee but we are members of The Art Fund which gives us free entry, certainly well worth thinking of joining if you are interested in art, galleries museums etc.
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Poole Old Lifeboat Museum Poole 11.4 km away
#2 of 8 Museums in Poole
The museum also houses an RNLI shop and the volunteers that run are very knowledgeable.
Worth a visit, a quaint museum, explaining the birth of the Lifeboat and the building of the first lifeboat along Poole quay.