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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. 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.

  3. The Etches Collection - Museum of Jurassic Marine Life

    Wareham

    A brand new immersive museum housing the finest single collection of Kimmeridgian fossils all found by one man.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 151 reviews151 reviews
  4. 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.

  5. 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 - 1025 reviews1025 reviews
  6. 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 - 142 reviews142 reviews
  7. 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 - 1957 reviews1957 reviews
  8. Poole Museum

    Poole

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 317 reviews317 reviews
  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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 209 reviews209 reviews
  10. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

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

  11. 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.

  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 - 121 reviews121 reviews
  13. Old Sarum

    Salisbury

    Climb the mighty ramparts for views over the Wiltshire plains and imagine the once thriving town of Old Sarum. Stand in the footprint of Salisbury's original cathedral and conquer the royal castle!

  14. The Regent Centre

    Christchurch

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 122 reviews122 reviews
  15. Salisbury Cathedral & Magna Carta

    Salisbury

    See Britain’s tallest spire & best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta as well as the world’s oldest working clock, largest cloisters & close - all set within the historic city of Salisbury.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 5985 reviews5985 reviews
  16. 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 - 461 reviews461 reviews
  17. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

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

  18. 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 - 2478 reviews2478 reviews