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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Kids in Museums Takeover Day

Kids in Museums Takeover Day at Dorset Museum

As part of the national initiative Takeover Day in Museums, children from Dorchester Middle School were invited onto the site of the NEW Dorset Museum – unfortunately torrential rain interrupted proceedings but with quick thinking and ingenuity on behalf of the teachers, museum staff, volunteers and members of ACHESON’s construction staff, the day was saved by relocating the entire event to the school.

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