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The Etches Collection, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life Kimmeridge 6.1 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.
Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum Wareham 3.7 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
Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre Swanage
#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 Swanage
#2 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum Corfe Castle
#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!
Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry Swanage
#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.
Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden Poole 11.1 km away
#1 of 8 Museums in Poole
Excellent museums with a lot of information
This how museums should be
L'Artishe Gallery and Studio Swanage
#4 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Boilerhouse Gallery Corfe Castle
#2 of 2 Museums in Corfe Castle
Purbeck New Wave Gallery Swanage
#5 of 5 Museums in Swanage
Poole Old Lifeboat Museum Poole 11.2 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.
Wareham Town Museum Wareham 9.4 km away
#3 of 6 Museums in Wareham
A pleasant and small museum, but very informative with Saxon, and war time information, and a more than helpful gentleman to quiz with any queries.
Wareham Town Museum tells the story of this South Dorset UK town from the early occupation by hunter-gatherers, Romans, Saxons and Vikings through Roundheads and Cavaliers to the two World Wars.
Esme James - Contemporary Artist and Designer Wareham 7.0 km away
#6 of 6 Museums in Wareham
Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre Kimmeridge 6.9 km away
#2 of 2 Museums in Kimmeridge
Purbeck Pottery Poole 11.1 km away
#3 of 8 Museums in Poole
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum Bournemouth 16.1 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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Purbeck Artisan Yard Wareham 9.3 km away
#5 of 6 Museums in Wareham
The Tank Museum Bovington 17.2 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Bovington
Can’t recommend The Tank Museum enough & we will definitely be returning .. staff were helpful and so knowledgable .. one of the best museums We have visited .. thank you for a great day
One of the great museums in UK a fascinating insight into tank and tank warfare.