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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. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2958 reviews2958 reviews
  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. Twin Sails Bridge

    Poole

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

  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 - 4447 reviews4447 reviews
  7. 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…

  8. 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 - 6507 reviews6507 reviews
  9. 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
  10. 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 - 344 reviews344 reviews
  11. The Dinosaur Museum

    Dorchester

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

  12. 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
  13. 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 - 410 reviews410 reviews
  14. 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.

  15. 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
  16. 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 - 2075 reviews2075 reviews
  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. The Tutankhamun Exhibition

    Dorchester

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