Tomorrow’s museum for dorset

Our aim is simple – Making Dorset Proud with a world-class contemporary museum and exhibition space, complete with new galleries, learning centre, collections storage, library and visitor facilities including a café and shop. With your support this can become a reality and ensure the long-term future of this valued and award-winning institution

OUR MISSIONS

Dorset County Museum is at the heart of one of the
most important archaeological landscapes in Europe and
holds collections of national significance.

Jonathan Williams, Deputy Director, British Museum

Dorset Country Museum

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Delivering the vision

Creating a world-class contemporary museum and exhibition space, complete with new galleries, learning centre,
collections storage, library and visitor facilities including a café and shop.

It will take time, and money

The Heritage Lottery Fund has decided the vision is worthy of national priority and offered a grant of over £10m
leaving the Museum a fundraising target of £3m

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