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Dorset County Museum

Type:Museum

High West Street
DORCHESTER
Dorset
DT1 1XA

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Telephone:+44 01305 262735

Dorset County Museum

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Awards

  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards Gold 2018 Dorset Tourism Awards Gold 2018 2018

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The nearest major road is the A35.  There is a set down point directly in front of Dorset County Museum and the nearest car park (including disabled parking) is the 'Top of Town’ car park just beyond the roundabout at the end of High West Street. The walk to the Museum is 500 metres and the route is signposted.

Public Transport Directions

We are within walking distance of Dorchester South and Dorchester West train stations. Follow directions into town - Dorset County Museum is highlighted on the black signposts.  Walk up South Street to the very top.  We can be found across the road on High West Street. 

There is a bus stop directly outside of the Museum. Please contact Traveline South West for full details about service bus operators and route timetables.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access - Lift access to the upstairs galleries. Some areas have restricted access for wheelchair users.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - The café offers light refreshments.

Establishment Features

  • Coach drop-off point
  • Event Venue
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2 hours
  • Families
  • Groups
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

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