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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. Poole Museum & Scaplen's Court

    Poole

    Discover the story of Poole - Harbour, Town & People from prehistory to the 21st century.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 342 reviews342 reviews
  3. 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 - 133 reviews133 reviews
  4. Terracotta Warriors Museum

    Dorchester

    The only museum outside China exclusively dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors. Unique museum replicas of the warriors, reconstructions of costumes and armour and multimedia presentations.

  5. 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 - 4324 reviews4324 reviews
  6. Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre

    Bournemouth

    Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Stour Valley Nature Reserve – the perfect day out for all the family. Discover the stunning riverside and encounter otters in the early morning, or the blue flash of Kingfishers during the day at…

  7. 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 - 320 reviews320 reviews
  8. 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.

  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 - 2698 reviews2698 reviews
  10. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 232 reviews232 reviews
  11. 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 - 513 reviews513 reviews
  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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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  15. 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 - 161 reviews161 reviews
  16. The Blue Pool

    Wareham

    A unique Pool which varies in colour from green to turquoise is surrounded by 25 acres of pine trees, gorse and heather. A haven for families to enjoy and explore.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 517 reviews517 reviews
  17. 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.

  18. Bournemouth Pier

    Bournemouth

    The iconic Bournemouth Pier is set in the middle of ten miles of golden sand with plenty to do for all the family

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2117 reviews2117 reviews