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Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum

About

The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum tells the harrowing tale of the Martyrs arrest, trial and punishment, leading to the foundation of modern day trade unionism. The museum has been re-designed into a modern, informative, and educational exhibition, using interactive touch screen displays new graphic panels telling the story in text and images.

The museum sets out the Martyrs' story in four sections: Before the arrest, The Oath and Betrayal, Transportation, and the Homecoming.

Admission:

Free

Opening Times:

Winter (1st October to 29th March): Tuesday - Friday : 10am - 4.30pm; closed Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays except local half terms.; closed 2 weeks Christmas and New Year Last admission and gates close at 3.30pm

Learning

Group visits welcome by prior arrangement. Numbers may be restricted because of space constraints. Please contact the museum directly to discuss your requirements.

Facilities

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

 

Contact

Tolpuddle
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 7EH

01305 848237

http://www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk

tolpuddle@tuc.org.uk