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  1. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

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

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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. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 525 reviews525 reviews
  4. The Teddy Bear Museum

    Dorchester

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

  5. Highcliffe Castle

    Highcliffe, Christchurch

    Highcliffe Castle is situated right on the beautiful beach and only short walk away from the sea.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 639 reviews639 reviews
  6. 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 - 2091 reviews2091 reviews
  7. 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.

  8. 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…

  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 - 185 reviews185 reviews
  10. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

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

  11. Poole Park

    Poole

    Just a short walk from the centre of town you'll discover a haven of peace and rare beauty. Enjoy watersports, boating, tennis, crazy golf & fitness trails, children's play areas, cafes or just sit back and enjoy the view!

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 414 reviews414 reviews
  12. 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!

  13. 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
  14. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

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

  15. The Mummies Exhibition

    Dorchester

    Discover the intimate secrets of the Kings of Ancient Egypt and the magic that protected their amazing bodies!

  16. 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

  17. Royal Signals Museum

    Blandford Forum

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 164 reviews164 reviews
  18. 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 - 452 reviews452 reviews