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Blandford Town Museum

About

Blanford Town Museum is a local history museum with exhibits ranging from prehistoric to recent. There are displays on the history of Blandford, depicting the 1731 fire that destroyed the Mediaeval town, local businesses such as the forge and cobbler’s workshop, fossil remains from the area, a reconstruction of the Blandford railway station and goods yard, and a reconstruction of a Victorian kitchen. Adjoining the museum is the Victorian kitchen garden.

Admission: 

Free

Opening Times:

Daily from Easter weekend to October Half Term 10.30 to 4.30

Learning

School visits, visits to schools, education boxes, art competition.

Oral histories programme recording all aspects of Blandford life Lecture series, Railway Club, Garden Club, Art Club, student projects

 

Facilities

Museum facilities
Parking  
Refreshments  
Gift shop  Yes
Gardens/Grounds Yes
Toilets  
Toilets for Wheelchair Users   
Guided Tours   
Audio Tours   
Wheelchair Accessability  Partial on the ground floor
Induction Loop   
Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired   
Group Visits  
School Visits  
Outreach activities  

 

Contact

Bere’s Yard
Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11 7AZ

01258 450388

www.blandfordtownmuseum.org

blandfordtownmuseum@uwclub.net