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  1. Great Dorset Steam Fair

    Blandford

    If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair!

  2. RNLI College

    Poole

    Experience the home of RNLI training including visiting our world-class Sea Survival Centre, which hosts the wave tank and Lifeboat simulator.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1126 reviews1126 reviews
  3. Upton Country Park

    Poole

    Whatever the season, there's something for everyone - enjoy the wildlife along the shoreline, try the Woodland Play Trail, visit an exhibition at The Gallery, try one of the many events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the grounds and…

  4. Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre

    Bournemouth

    A day at Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve is truly a great day out, even outside of the summer. It is still full of wildlife, rare plants, and of course, the thousands of years of important archaeological history. There is plenty to discover and…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 232 reviews232 reviews
  5. Sherborne Castle & Gardens

    Sherborne

    Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and home to the Digby family since 1617, the Castle’s staterooms display glorious art, furniture and porcelain collections from the great periods of English history.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 517 reviews517 reviews
  6. Wimborne Model Town and Gardens

    Wimborne Minster

    Charming, faithful 1/10th scale recreation of 1950s Wimborne, a delightful historic market town, set in beautiful award-winning gardens. Tearooms and gift shop.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 245 reviews245 reviews
  7. The Tank Museum

    Wareham

    The Tank Museum in Bovington brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks and explosive live displays.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 4428 reviews4428 reviews
  8. Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre

    Bournemouth

    Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Stour Valley Nature Reserve. It is run in partnership between BCP Council and the Bournemouth Parks Foundation.

    We recommend stopping in before you head out down to the river. This true…

  9. Corfe Castle Model Village

    Wareham

    Corfe Castle Model Village is situated in the heart of Corfe Castle village

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2726 reviews2726 reviews
  10. The Regent Centre

    Christchurch

    A well established Art Deco arts centre, dating back to 1931.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 135 reviews135 reviews
  11. Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum

    Dorchester

    Executed for arson. Transported for asking for fair pay. Given six months hard labour for stealing clothes. 200 years of justice, injustice, crime and punishment are brought to life at Dorchester’s Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum.

  12. Pavilion Dance South West

    Bournemouth

    Pavilion Dance South West presents a year-round programme of innovative and inspiring dance performances, live ballet screenings and arts exhibitions in an intimate, state-of-the-art, 200-seat theatre and gallery space.

  13. Royal Signals Museum

    Blandford Forum

    Discover all the answers at Dorset’s best kept secret – The Royal Signals Museum, Blandford.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 162 reviews162 reviews
  14. Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

    Bournemouth

    The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum houses important collections of paintings, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, world-wide collections and contemporary craft commissions.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2065 reviews2065 reviews
  15. Highcliffe Castle

    Highcliffe, Christchurch

    Highcliffe Castle is situated right on the beautiful beach and only short walk away from the sea.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 628 reviews628 reviews
  16. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

    Poole

    Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, Poole, the largest regional arts centre in the UK.

  17. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

    Fossils, skeletons, life-size dinosaur reconstructions and plenty more.

  18. Red House Museum

    Christchurch

    A former Georgian workhouse, the Red House is now a museum exploring the story of Christchurch from before the Ice Age to modern times.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 137 reviews137 reviews