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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. 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 - 2073 reviews2073 reviews
  3. 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 - 634 reviews634 reviews
  4. 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 - 244 reviews244 reviews
  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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…

  8. 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.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 234 reviews234 reviews
  9. 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.

  10. 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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  11. 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…

  12. 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 - 139 reviews139 reviews
  13. Eling Tide Mill Experience

    Totton

    The Grade II* listed Eling Tide Mill, which has stood at the centre of life in Eling for centuries, is one of only a handful of working tide mills left in the UK.

  14. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

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

  15. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

    At the heart of the New Forest, Beaulieu is a multi-award winning family day out with something for everyone.

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  16. 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 - 164 reviews164 reviews
  17. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

    What’s better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of natural beauty.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2958 reviews2958 reviews
  18. Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

    Verwood

    The Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park is a multi-award-winning attraction attraction located in the heart of Dorset. Recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for the rare breed Heavy Horses.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1320 reviews1320 reviews