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Portland Museum

217 Wakeham

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Telephone:+44 01305 821804

Avice’s Cottage

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.50 per ticket
Child over 5£1.00 per ticket
Seniors & Students£3.00 per ticket

Under 5's Free. Reduction for Dorset Max Cardholders


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • PJ1605
    High Wycombe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Museum Visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 2nd October 2017
    What a lovely little museum. There was so much information, toys for little ones and lots for children to discover. Such a lot crammed into a small museum. Read full review
  • mummy2lilliemay
    Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wow!! What a little Gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st October 2017
    Visited here in the summer holidays for Dino day with my daughter!! Very surprised to see so much in the museum. As it was a special event it was difficult to look at much so will definitely be... Read full review
  • Jan H
    Grantham, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    small but fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st September 2017
    this is a small but extremely interesting museum, including Mary Stopes cottage, lots of interesting fossils and artifacts and a wealth of local history. Worth a visit and the staff are so friendly... Read full review


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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A354 from Dorchester to Portland. Follow the A354 through Easton to Wakeham. The Museum is in the last cottage before Church Ope Cove on the left. Parking is opposite.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Weymouth station. No.1 Bus to Easton Square, Portland or special 501 Portland Bill Bus runs past the museum during peak season.



  • Accept Children over 7

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Prior notice if possible.

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access - One room not accessible

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Free car park opposite Museum


  • Picnic Site - Free entry to garden for picnics. Drinks and Ice Cream for sale in shop.

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates - Group Booking in advance please.
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs welcome in garden.
  • Free car parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - By prior arrangement please.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Advance booking please.

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Opening Times

Opening (2 April 2017 - 31 October 2017)

* Sunday to Thursday 10.30 am to 4.00 pm (Last entry 3.30 pm)
Open Saturdays in May, June, July and August
Closed Fridays
Please check Museum website for daily information (

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