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Location: Dorset County Museum - Click for map

Time: 10am to 1.30pm

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums,heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 27th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 15 - 30 July 2017.

Activities throughout the day, including displays, hands on archaeology and meet the experts, mini-talks and the finds ID surgery. Bring in objects you have found - coins, buckles, pottery,anything! Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen, Finds Liaison Officer for The Portable Antiquities Scheme will be able to explain what they are. The Finds ID Surgery is at 10:00am and 1.30pm, and you will need to book. All other activities will happen through the day and you can just drop in (Normal Museum admission prices apply)

How to book:
For further information contact the Museum on 01305 756827 or email shop@dorsetcountymuseum.org