The Purbeck Mining Museum is dedicated to the history and heritage of Purbeck Ball Clay mining and its industrial narrow gauge railways.
Visit us to find out more about the history of clay mining in Purbeck and learn about the experience of miners and their families.
On Swanage Railway special event days, Purbeck Mining Museum narrow gauge railway runs demonstrations of clay transportation using historic engines and clay skips.
Easter to end September.
Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sat and Sun.
11:00 - 16:00.
Admission is free but we suggest a donation of £2 per adult.
Dogs on lead welcome.
Picnic area overlooking Norden Station, Swanage Railway.
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We’re committed to making the Purbeck Mining Museum as accessible as we can for everyone. At present, access is not possible to some parts of the site for wheelchair users or pushchairs and buggies. We’ll always try to find a solution to ensure that this doesn’t impact on your enjoyment.
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