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  1. 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 - 2965 reviews2965 reviews
  2. 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!

  3. 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 - 2752 reviews2752 reviews
  4. The Regent Centre

    Christchurch

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 141 reviews141 reviews
  5. 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 - 185 reviews185 reviews
  6. 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
  7. Shelley Theatre

    Bournemouth

    The Shelley Theatre in Boscombe is a magical place to watch classic theatre productions, film screenings and a host of other events.

  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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 519 reviews519 reviews
  9. 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
  10. 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.

  11. 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
  12. 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.

  13. 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 - 525 reviews525 reviews
  14. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

    In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out that can be enjoyed together.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6375 reviews6375 reviews
  15. 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…

  16. The Tank Museum

    Wareham

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 4468 reviews4468 reviews
  17. Bournemouth International Centre

    Bournemouth

    Whether you want to see a show, be educated at a conference, attend an exhibition or enjoy some art, the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is a premier conference, events and entertainment venue, centrally situated in the town with panoramic…

  18. 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 - 331 reviews331 reviews