Wimborne Model Town and Gardens

A child enjoying Wimborne Model Town and Gardens.

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Welcome to Wimborne Model Town

ENJOY OUR VINTAGE MINIATURE WORLD – discover 1950s Wimborne in 1/10th scale
Great fun for all ages with mature NGS listed gardens, undercover attractions, crazy golf, tea room and shop.

Take a free quiz trail and uncover over 100 little shops, look out for the Minster wedding, the chiming Quarter Jack, black and white TVs, the ringing phone box and flushing public conveniences all set in spacious and NGS listed gardens.  How about Crazy Golf for a small extra charge? 

The Tea Room serves hot and cold drinks, cakes, lunches, teas, snacks and ice cream and the Gift Shop offers a great range of souvenirs and gifts. Download our brochure.

Our indoor attractions include:

New in 2022: The Model of the Model Town - we just got smaller! 

The Wareham Bears  watch their furry adventures. See how the Bears came to Wimborne.   

Life Before Lego – a history of British building toys with Triang models and  scale dioramas

Model Railway  - For train drivers of all ages. Thomas helps out most days.

1950s School  – back to the classroom of 70 years ago

Beryl Dade Illuminated Dolls’ Houses – illuminated dwellings with a story to tell

2022 EVENTS See website.

Accessibility

 Most areas accessible to disabled visitors.  Ramp / level access to facilities. A wheelchair is available. Toilets for disabled visitors.

 Assistance dogs aiding disabled visitors welcome. Adjacent level drop off

Parking & Transport

Chargeable public parking including disabled bays opposite and bus stop nearby.

ADMISSION PRICES

 Adult:                           £8.00

Senior / Students        £7.50

Junior:  (3-17yrs)         £7.00

Under 3s FREE.

Family: 2 Adults / 2 Juniors  or 1 Adult / 3 Juniors £26

2022 SEASON TICKETS - Unlimited daytime visits until 30 October

Adult:   £26

Senior/Student: £23

Junior:  £21 (3 - 17 years)       Family Ticket: £80 (2 adults / 2 Juniors or 1 adult / 3 Juniors)

Crazy Golf:  £1.50 per person

 

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per person per day
2 Adults/ 2 children or 1 Adult/ 3 Children£26.00 per ticket
3-17 years£7.00 per person per day
Crazy Golf per person£1.50 per ticket
Senior/Student£7.50 per person per day

Under 3s FREE.
Season tickets available. See prices in text above.

Video

  • Wimborne Model Town’s 70th Birthday at the BBC
16 King Street
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 1DY
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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      From A31, follow signs for Wimborne Town Centre. Situated in King Street, a few minutes level walk from the town centre, 150 yards west of the Minster and opposite a public car park.

      Public Transport Directions

      Bus- Wimborne Flyer no.3 from Poole Bus station every half an hour.

      Chargeable public parking opposite and nearby.  Adjacent lay-by drop off.  On bus route.

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