The Museum tells the story of the town's history from its origins to the present day with notable displays on artefacts from a nearby Roman hill-fort and the world famous rope and net making industries. As well as the permanent displays there is a programme of temporary exhibitions.
The Local History Collection contains a wide range of materials for people researching their local or family history.
Closed temporarily due to Covid-19 pandemic
Museum: Closed for redevelopment until June 2017
Local History Centre: Wednesdays 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Bridport Museum has a busy Learning and Outreach Programme. We offer school visits, loan boxes and a visiting speaker service. Visit the website for more details.
|Parking||Yes (in town carparks)|
|Refreshments||No (but many nearby in town)|
|Toilets for Wheelchair Users||No|
|Guided Tours||Yes (by appointment)|
|Wheelchair Accessability||Only ground floor of museum is wheelchair accessible.|
|Facilities for the Blind / Visually Impaired|
|Group Visits||Yes (by appointment)|
|School Visits||Yes (by appointment)|