For the next twelve months four leading museums of the Wessex Museums Partnership Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum, The Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire Museum will be sharing the story of Wessex in the wider world by showcasing an artefact from their own outstanding collections to the other partner museums.
The Natural History Museum’s famous Diplodocus, known as Dippy is touring the UK from early 2018. And we’re thrilled to have been selected from hot competition as his first stop on that tour!
The final decades of the nineteenth century saw an extraordinary growth in school building that in 1874 was said to ‘mark the great change which is coming over the education of the country’. This talk will reveal Thomas Hardy’s significant involvement in this bold movement in school design.
Harry Swift from Eastleigh in Hampshire was drawn at random from hundreds of budding scientists to help assist the reconstruction of Dippy the Diplodocus at Dorset County Museum.
It’s only two months until the Natural History Museum’s Dippy the Diplodocus arrives in Dorset in February 2018. Two of the Museum’s galleries are set to undergo some dramatic changes over the next few weeks to accommodate him.
A fully-funded Arts and Humanities Research Council South, Wales & West (SWW) Doctoral Training Partnership CDA studentship at Exeter and Southampton in collaboration with Dorset County Museum and Dorset History Centre
Dorset County Museum seeks to recruit part-time Visitor Services Assistants to cover, mainly, evenings and weekends.
Fri 6th Apr 2018 - 19:30
Fri 5th Jan 2018
Until Sun 25th Nov 2018
Thu 4th Jan 2018
Until Sun 18th Mar 2018
Mon 26th Mar 2018
Until Sun 22nd Jul 2018
Sat 10th Feb 2018
Until Mon 7th May 2018
Fri 2nd Feb 2018 - 19:30
Wed 14th Feb 2018 - 19:00
Fri 2nd Mar 2018 - 19:00