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Wareham Town Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Family day out

Interesting, intimate, friendly and free, with well presented exhibits. Some war memorabilia, T E... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Excellent little museum

I visited the museum with a friend primarily for the Augustus John exhibition. We are so lucky to... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Janice C
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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Town Hall East Street, Wareham BH20 4NS, England
+44 1929 553448
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, intimate, friendly and free, with well presented exhibits. Some war memorabilia, T E Lawrence information as he was local to Wareham. Not to be missed if you are in the area.

Thank 263Valerie
Reviewed August 12, 2018

I visited the museum with a friend primarily for the Augustus John exhibition. We are so lucky to have free access to such a prominent artist. Whilst there we obviously explored the whole museum, we are local and so have been there before but it...More

Thank Janice C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

lovely little museum about local and some well known people Lawrence of Arabia stuff brilliant staff very knowledgeable

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Small museum but packed with local history and all very well presented. There is a good section on Lawrence of Arabia as well as WW1 AND WW2 history. The museum is free with a discreetly placed box for donations. Worth a visit.

Thank MegDorset
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

I moved to the area and wanted to have a more in depth history of the town. Friendly staff, organised exhibit. An overall pleasant experience. Thank you.

Thank maria_mim_uk
Reviewed November 2, 2017

With a donation Tin. Lovely welcome from volunteers who are obviously pleased to tell you all about the town of Wareham. This is a small museum - packed with information on archaeology, geology, Lawrence of Arabia. Most interesting is the social history of Wareham as...More

Thank sue c
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Small but packed with interesting information on the history of Wareham and surrounding area. It is free to go in but there is a discreetly placed donations box which is well worth adding to. It really helps to learn about what has happened in Wareham...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

What a lovely museum, so much to see and read about the history of Wareham lovely friendly man and his dog at the entrance. Well worth a visit if you're in the area

Thank Alien1944
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Small, but very informative. Free entry with a donation pot. Plenty of facts packed inside covering a very wide range of topics. Just the right size for being able to take in all the information. Nicely laid out. Good to combine with the Saxon wall...More

Thank Kerri A
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Popped in after reading an article in the local paper. Despite living in town I hadn't been to the museum for several years. It was fascinating, and we're very fortunate to have such a wonderful place on our doorstep. I returned the following day with...More

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