There’s something for everyone in Dorset’s museums and galleries from the Victorian splendour of the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum in the West to the amazing array of dinosaur fossils to be found in Lyme Regis Museum on the County’s eastern border.
This site provides a gateway to everything Dorset museums have to offer.
Find out more about all the museums near you or use the search function to plan a perfect day discovering Dorset’s fascinating history.
Planning a Fun Day for the Family or Scheduling a School Trip?
The Facilities and Learning sections on the museum information pages will help you discover which Dorset museums are best suited to your needs and interests.
North Dorset Museums Cabinet of Curiosities
This autumn, we’ve carefully hand-picked a selection of objects from across North Dorset’s museums to intrigue and inspire you.
For more information and list of museums see the Visit Dorset website