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  1. The Great Dorset Steam Fair National Heritage Show

    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. 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 - 1859 reviews1859 reviews
  3. The Teddy Bear Museum

    Dorchester

    This museum, devoted to the wonderful world of the teddy bear, contains a wealth of bears for you to delight in.

  4. Athelhampton House and Gardens

    Dorchester

    Legendary site of King Athelstan's Palace. One of the finest 15thC manor houses, surrounded by glorious Grade I Listed garden with fountains, pools and waterfalls.

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  5. Kingston Lacy

    Wimborne

    This magnificent house tells the story of a great Dorset family.

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  6. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

    Visit Tutankhamun's tomb the world's greatest discovery of Ancient Treasure

  7. 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.

  8. 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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  9. Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre

    Bournemouth

    Spend the day at Hengistbury Head, to take in all that this stunning site has to offer. Enjoy panoramic views of Christchurch Harbour and Poole Bay, discover the rare plants and wildlife of this stunning nature reserve and learn about the important...

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  10. Bournemouth Aviation Museum

    Christchurch

    We provide an interesting and informative visit for people of all ages and to share the enjoyment of the exciting world of aviation!

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 265 reviews265 reviews
  11. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

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

  12. Dorset County Museum

    Dorchester

    Containing a wealth of information about Dorset’s culture and history, the museum has six Galleries setting out 200 million years of the county’s history and natural environment.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 422 reviews422 reviews
  13. Haynes International Motor Museum

    Yeovil

    The UK’s largest international motor museum with over 400 vehicles displayed in stunning style, dating from 1886 to the present day.

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  14. Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

    Eastleigh

    Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway is a dual gauge 10¼” / 7¼” miniature railway running from its main station Eastleigh Parkway to Monks Brook Halt.

  15. Highcliffe Castle

    Christchurch

    Built in the 1930s this beautiful Grade 1 listed castle is set in cliff top grounds.

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  16. 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.

  17. Poole Museum

    Poole

    The rich history of Poole is revealed in four floors of galleries.

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  18. Bournemouth International Centre

    Bournemouth

    The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is one of the most prestigious venues for conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and leisure activities.
    The BIC operates alongside its sister venues The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom and The Pier Theatre