Although the new Museum is very much a building site at the moment, work is back in full swing and it’s all hands-on deck (safely and socially distanced). As the Museum is beginning to take shape, it’s time to start lifting some of our star objects into their new home after what’s felt like many years taking them out!
It’s been over three months since the UK went into lockdown, and as we prepare for a further easing of guidelines on July 4th, we wanted to remind you that we are still collecting objects and images relating to Dorset’s experiences of the pandemic. Read more
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
Newly discovered letters show Thomas Hardy’s second wife’s joy and happiness at her marriage, and her sadness and loneliness after his death.
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.