Coronavirus Update

In light of ongoing global situation regarding Corona virus (COVID-19) and as a responsible charity the Durngate Street office in Dorchester continues to be closed to the Members, volunteers and public, but staffed from 9.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday.

Despite the current restrictions we are very keen to stay in touch. Our social media channels continue to be the place for us all to connect and where hopefully, we can help to keep you inspired and informed of the latest developments. Find us on Facebook Twitter and Instagram.

Thank you to our visitors, members and volunteers support during this time.  We do need your continued support and are very appreciative of your patience as we continue to work towards opening the new Dorset Museum this year.

Any enquiries can be made by calling 01305 262735 or alternatively by email at enquiries@dorsetcountymuseum.org

 

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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Crane arrives at Museum

Crane arrives at Museum

The arrival of a huge crane to Dorchester has caused excitement and intrigue among the residents of the town who saw this week the 25 Metre crane slowly being assembled like a Meccano set over the skyline of High West Street.

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