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Museums & Mills in Dorset
Dorset's rich historical roots are displayed through its wide collection of museums and watermills dotted across the county.
From impressive military exhibitions to traditional thatched breweries; charming collections to historic birthplaces, you will find a fantastic variety of museums and mills throughout the county.
The family will have a great day out at the Fleet Air Arm Museum the world's second largest naval aviation museum.
Dorset's watermills make a great day out for a picturesque riverside visit.
Set in the peaceful rural valley, Mangerton Mill is a 17th Century working watermill and museum.
Afterwards take a walk riverside or enjoy a Dorset cream tea.
Take a picnic to Sturminster Newton Mill and enjoy a country walk, the riverside views and a tour of the Mill.
Take a look at the full list below of Dorset's museums and watermills and plan your break today.