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Wareham Town Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Lots of interesting history on offer here

I wanted to know more about the history of Wareham and the ball clay industry and found lots of... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Dawn W
Second visit

Whilst in Wareham we decided to make a second visit to this museum. The staff member on duty was... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Poole, United Kingdom
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Town Hall East Street, Wareham BH20 4NS, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I wanted to know more about the history of Wareham and the ball clay industry and found lots of information here. Everything is well laid out and easy to view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Whilst in Wareham we decided to make a second visit to this museum. The staff member on duty was friendly and helpful as one of our party had a walking frame and he offered to open a door to allow flat access which was kind....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Interesting, intimate, friendly and free, with well presented exhibits. Some war memorabilia, T E Lawrence information as he was local to Wareham. Not to be missed if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 263Valerie
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I visited the museum with a friend primarily for the Augustus John exhibition. We are so lucky to have free access to such a prominent artist. Whilst there we obviously explored the whole museum, we are local and so have been there before but it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Janice C
Reviewed 11 July 2018

lovely little museum about local and some well known people Lawrence of Arabia stuff brilliant staff very knowledgeable

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Small museum but packed with local history and all very well presented. There is a good section on Lawrence of Arabia as well as WW1 AND WW2 history. The museum is free with a discreetly placed box for donations. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MegDorset
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I moved to the area and wanted to have a more in depth history of the town. Friendly staff, organised exhibit. An overall pleasant experience. Thank you.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank maria_mim_uk
Reviewed 2 November 2017

With a donation Tin. Lovely welcome from volunteers who are obviously pleased to tell you all about the town of Wareham. This is a small museum - packed with information on archaeology, geology, Lawrence of Arabia. Most interesting is the social history of Wareham as...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sue c
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Small but packed with interesting information on the history of Wareham and surrounding area. It is free to go in but there is a discreetly placed donations box which is well worth adding to. It really helps to learn about what has happened in Wareham...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

What a lovely museum, so much to see and read about the history of Wareham lovely friendly man and his dog at the entrance. Well worth a visit if you're in the area

Date of experience: October 2017
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