Are you a real history buff and are you looking for the best history museums to visit in Dorchester? These are the ones:
Dorset County MuseumDorchesterDorset County Museum is a museum in Dorchester. The museum features exhibits related to Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Archives, Archaeology, Social History, Personalities, Music, Coins and Medals and Natural Sciences.
Max GateDorchesterMax Gate, home to Dorset's most famous author and poet Thomas Hardy, was designed by the writer himself in 1885. This atmospheric Victorian home is where Hardy wrote some of his most famous novels including Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as well as most of his poetry.
The Keep Military MuseumDorchesterThe Keep Military Museum is a museum in Dorchester. The museum features exhibits related to: coins and medals, social history, weapons and war and archives. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: our special exhibition this year is a commmoration of the gallipoli campaign and,in part
Tolpuddle Martyrs MuseumDorchesterTolpuddle Martyrs Museum is a museum in Dorchester. The museum features exhibits related to Law and Order and Social History. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include Tolpuddle Martyrs and Trade unions.
Roman Town HouseDorchester
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse MuseumDorchesterShire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum brings over 200 years of justice and injustice to life. Walk in the footsteps of people whose lives were forever changed in the historic court at Dorchester’s Shire Hall. Immerse yourself in the cells before ascending to the dock. Experience it for yourself.
The Tutankhamun ExhibitionDorchesterThe Tutankhamun Exhibition is a museum in Dorchester. The museum features exhibits related to: archaeology.
Terracotta Warriors MuseumDorchester