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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. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

    Poole

    Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts centre in the UK

  3. Terracotta Warriors Museum

    Dorchester

    Experience the only museum outside China exclusively dedicated to the amazing Terracotta Warriors.

  4. Granny Cousins Ghost Walk

    Poole

    Local Victorian character Granny Cousins will take you on an entertaining and informative evening walk and tell you about some of the people that have lived, worked and haunted this ancient fishing port. Be prepared for anything!

  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. The Teddy Bear Museum

    Dorchester

    Visit the magical world devoted to the teddy bear from its 19th century origins to current world famous bears.

  7. Royal Signals Museum

    Blandford Forum

    Spies, codes, secret agents & electronic warfare, discover where heroes come to life!

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  8. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

    Beaulieu is an award winning family attraction set within the heart of the New Forest. Over 800 years of heritage can be seen on the Beaulieu Estate & has been owned by the Montagu family for over four centuries.

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  9. The Blue Pool and Wareham Bears

    Wareham

    Escape to a magical pool, set in 20 acres of heath & woodland in the midst of the Purbeck Hills.

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  10. 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…

  11. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

    Get hands on with life-size dinosaurs, fossils & skeletons for billions of years of family fun.

  12. The Tank Museum

    Wareham

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

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  13. 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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  14. Lulworth Castle and Park

    Wareham

    Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens as you enjoy wide open spaces, historic buildings and stunning landscapes. Built as a Hunting Lodge in 1608, this Castle has been owned by the same family for over 400 years.

  15. 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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  16. Poole Museum & Scaplen's Court

    Poole

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

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  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. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

    Discover Tutankhamun's tomb & the world's greatest ancient treasure.