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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. Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens

    Corfe Castle

    Be a Time Travelling Giant!
    1/20th scale model of Corfe Castle and the village as it was in 1646.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 451 reviews451 reviews
  4. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

    A unique chance to experience one of the best steam rides ever!

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2942 reviews2942 reviews
  5. 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!

  6. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 4427 reviews4427 reviews
  7. Terracotta Warriors Museum

    Dorchester

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

  8. Royal Signals Museum

    Blandford Forum

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 162 reviews162 reviews
  9. 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 - 177 reviews177 reviews
  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. Keyneston Mill

    Blandford Forum

    The creative and experimental home of Parterre Fragrances, Keyneston Mill is a private botanic garden dedicated solely to aromatic and scented plants and is open year-round.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 48 reviews48 reviews
  12. The Teddy Bear Museum

    Dorchester

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

  13. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

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

  14. Twin Sails Bridge

    Poole

    Poole's landmark structure and the first bridge of its type to be built in the world.

  15. Salisbury Cathedral & Magna Carta

    Salisbury

    Salisbury Cathedral offers one superlative after another, including Britain’s tallest spire (123m) and the world’s oldest working mechanical clock, dating back to 1836.

    Visible from miles around, the Cathedral sits within an 80-acre walled…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 6455 reviews6455 reviews
  16. 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.

  17. 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 - 343 reviews343 reviews
  18. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2065 reviews2065 reviews