We Are Open!

Toilets are currently closed for refurbishment.disabled toilets onsite are open to all visitors during this time, however capacity is reduced. We appologise for any inconvenience.

The Museum and  Shop are open as usual. There is no need to book, although there are some limits on numbers in each area any time so there may be some delays. Masks must be worn indoors.

Museum Opening Times (until 31st October)

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm

Contact the museum on 01305 848237 or email [email protected] for further information.

Museum facilities

  • Free parking 
  • Access for people with disabilities and mobility issues.
  • There is a lay-by for coach parking on Dorchester Road directly in front of the museum.
  • Souvenirs, memorabilia and gifts available for sale
  • Large garden and grounds with seating available.
  • Main Toilets CLOSED (see note above)

Summer opening hours (1st April - 31st October)

  • Monday  CLOSED
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Sundays & Bank Holidays 11.00am - 5.00pm

SHOP  CLOSED LUNCHTIME MOST DAYS:1.00pm - 2.00pm

Normal Winter opening times 

  • Monday-Wednesday CLOSED
  • Thursday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

The Museum is always closed between Christmas and New Year.