The Priest's House Museum & Garden, 23-27 High Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1HR
01202 882533  museum@priest-house.co.uk

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Special opening

Posted on 02 Jun 2015
To celebrate Wimborne Minster Folk Festival, the museum will be open on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June, 10 to 4.30, for the special admission price of £1 (children FREE). Discover our stunning Roman wall paintings, the fascinating childhood gallery and a unique Victorian Valentine card collection as the museum tells the story of East Dorset. Explore period rooms from a 17th century hall to the working Victorian kitchen, finding out how life and work has changed in this historic townhouse. Displays include audio descriptions and children's activities. Wander through a beautiful walled garden, which features old varieties of fruit trees and colourful herbaceous borders. In the Garden Tea Room visitors can relax and enjoy a refreshing drink, a selection of delicious cakes, cream tea or light savoury snack. The museum has a regular programme of changing exhibitions. Currently on show is 'Second World War Stories' and 'Treasured Mementos'. For further information please contact the museum.