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Thursday 7th December 2017

From 17:00 until 21:00

Venue: Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

Dorchester Christmas Cracker

The event that officially kicks off Christmas in the County town takes place this year on Thursday 7 December from 5.00pm.

This year by popular demand, everyone’s favourite Science Fiction and Fantasy Movie and TV characters will be back at Dorset County Museum. Bring the children to see Father Christmas in his grotto (details below)

Delicious mulled wine and mince pies will be available to buy and the Tea Room will be open for tasty snacks and refreshments. A browse in the Museum shop will reveal a wide range of gift ideas including toys, games, books and jewellery. 

Entry to the Museum on Cracker Night is FREE and everyone is welcome. The whole museum (Though a few galleries may be restricted due to preparations of Dippy's arrival) will be open on the night.

Meet Father Christmas

Come and meet Father Christmas and every child will receive a special bag of goodies. Tickets are £4 per child and are available to purchase below.
We strongly advise that you book online prior to the event to avoid disappointment..

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