The Bond Family, 1848

Meet the team at IFACS Bristol, who are currently conserving this very precious picture of The Bond Family for the display in the new Museum. It will be a highlight of our new People’s Dorset gallery exploring objects and stories from 500,000 years ago to the present day. Read more

A day in the life of…

Bethany Palumbo is a Conservator specialising in the preservation of Natural History Collections. Over the next few months, she will be conserving several specimens for the new Museum, including four bird dioramas and a large Atlantic Sturgeon. Read more


In light of ongoing global situation regarding Corona virus (COVID-19) and as a responsible charity, we have taken the decision to postpone our tour of the Inflatable Dorset Museum around the county and temporarily close the Offices and Members Room in Durngate Street and Offices in North Square, Dorchester until further notice.

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