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The Keep Military Museum

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Address: Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1RN, England
Phone Number: 441305264066
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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I had a lovely time at the the keep and found it very interesting and lots of information gave it good and not excellent was the lift wasn't working so husband stayed on ground... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I had a lovely time at the the keep and found it very interesting and lots of information gave it good and not excellent was the lift wasn't working so husband stayed on ground floor so not able to come around with me

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

OMG spent 2 hours in a fantastic Museum , The whole thing was fantastic , loved the Northern Ireland bit was brought up there . Really done it well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visited this museum for the first time in 15-20 years and was pleasantly surprised / reminded by what they have managed to squeeze into what, from the outside, looks like a relatively small building! The displays are rich in content and the route you travel up the building takes you through the entire history of both the Devon and Dorset... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is worth visiting Only the once. Ive been here 3 times in my life and, Its great the first time. There is a vast amount of Military stuff inside. But its changed over the years. I doubt I would go back again Staff have always been friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Is amazing place even better then war museum in London but is not a place for very young children to go... You would learn so much and be surprised what the Dorchester Military done...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Seriously superb museum if you like military stuff, place is like a tardis, much bigger than i expected. Fantastic

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Full marks and praise due to the curator and staff here as this is a fascinating and educational museum. The displays both in the cases and those that you can touch and pick up are fantastic. Lighting is excellent and the notations on exhibits just right although the upside down Ping pong bats with the information on could have it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Due to the chargeable weather we decided to visit the museum with my in-law. What a good choice. My father in law really enjoyed looking round and took a particular interest in the history search where he was able to track down his cousin and own father. Well worth a visit for all ages

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Farnborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I visited on a particularly wet August day when looking for something to do inside in the dry! We spent a good coupe of hours nosing around the exhibits and learning about the Devon and Dorset regiment. All the info is well presented but you don't feel as if you have to read it all (its a... More 

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Caistor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great place to spend a couple of hours to find out about military history n local regiment in particular. Interesting trail for 7 year old to complete and keep entertained.

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