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Posted: Nov 24, 2017

Finds Surgery

Dorset County Council's Historic Environment team will be at the museum on Tuesday 28 November.

Members of Dorset County Council's Historic Environment team will be at the museum on Tuesday 28 November 2017, 10.30am to 1pm.

Visitors can discuss their research and submit an Historic Environment Record enquiry in person, or show their finds to the Finds Liaison Officer (Portable Antiquities Scheme). It will give local volunteers, researchers and metal detectorists an opportunity to meet face-to-face, and to drop off and collect finds for identification.

Visitors attending the morning session with the Finds Liaison Officer will gain free entry to the museum.

For further information please contact the museum.

East Dorset's War

Posted: Oct 19, 2018

A day of events to commemorate the end of the First World War.

Tivoli Theatre exhibition

Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Tivoli Theatre marks 25th anniversary with exhibition.

'Spooktacular' Family Explorers

Posted: Oct 5, 2018

A 'spooktacular' family activity day.

Help behind-the-scenes at the museum

Posted: Oct 4, 2018

Exciting opportunity for volunteers to help behind-the-scenes at the museum.

Hinton Martell and the First World War

Posted: Oct 3, 2018

The museum will be visiting Hinton Martell on Thursday 11 October 2018 appealing for information from the time of the first world war.

Trustees needed

Posted: Sep 24, 2018

The Trust is seeking to appoint up to three new Trustees to join the Trustee Board.

Growing Up in Edwardian Wimborne and Further Afield

Posted: Sep 9, 2018

A talk that scratches the surface of the so-called 'Golden Age' and looks at how real children lived, worked and played.