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

Visiting the Museum - 'Make a day of it'

Wimborne Minster offers a wide range of attractions, shops and restaurants. The attractions include:

Treasures of Wimborne

The Minster Church of St Cuthburga has something to offer visitors of all ages. As well as the fine Norman architecture, there is the famous astronomical clock, the Quarterjack, a life-size soldier on the West Tower, and the unique Chained Library. There is a gift shop and wheelchair access.
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Wimborne Model Town & Gardens is where uniquely visitors are able to explore the many streets and lanes of this famous 1/10th scale model of the actual town centre, dating back to the 1950s. The hundreds of superbly crafted models together with wonderful miniature shop window displays, provide a fascinating insight into the goods and services available to local folk some 60 years ago.
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Walford Mill Crafts, set in a listed mill building on the banks of the River Allen on the hidden edge of Wimborne Minster, is one of Britain's leading centres for contemporary craft. A visit to Walford Mill in any weather is perfect for those liking crafts, heritage buildings and wildlife conservation, and the opportunity to relax, learn, browse and shop with friends and family in the calm atmosphere in the gallery and cafe.
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For information on what else Wimborne Minster has to offer go to the Visit Dorset website or contact the Tourist Information Centre on 01202 886116.

If you are travelling further afield, Dorset boasts a varied range of museums - see the Dorset Museums Association website for further details.