The Priest's House Museum & Garden, 23-27 High Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1HR
01202 882533

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Visit the Priest's House this summer

Posted on 21 Jul 2014
The museum is located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne Minster. 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 and peaceful walled garden. Our gift shop and tearoom complete any visit. From the 23 July to 30 August, Monday to Saturday, 'Sally’s Summer Sun Activities' will offer a range of self-directed craft activities as part of your visit. The museum's garden tearoom and patio, set in our tranquil walled garden, offers space to relax and enjoy a refreshing drink, including a choice of coffees, delicious cakes, cream tea, ice creams and light savoury snacks. The museum has a regular programme of changing exhibitions. 'Uniforms for All', sponsored by Bartletts School Wear and Berties Country, includes school uniform, the splendid black velvet regalia of a High Sheriff complete with small sword, and Boy Scout and Brownie uniforms. The museum is open until 11 November, Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4.30pm. Standard admission tickets are now valid for 12 months; with the exception of some special events and ticketed events, you can use your ticket to visit as many times as you like during normal opening hours. If you would like any further information please contact the museum.