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Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Often missed but free & interesting.

Great little asset to Swanage, this little museum is packed with interesting bits & pieces & is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scarlett W
1st time visit

Right on the front. lots of things to see and read up on and one could pspend days in ther if one... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2019
adyval
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14 The Square | The Square, Swanage BH19 2LJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little asset to Swanage, this little museum is packed with interesting bits & pieces & is well worth a visit for adults & kids.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Scarlett W
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Right on the front. lots of things to see and read up on and one could pspend days in ther if one was really keen. Also a shop selling shells, stones etc. The food thing is it was free

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank adyval
Reviewed June 13, 2019

Some fascinating exhibits, but the one that got me was the Roll of Honour, what a labour of love and respect, detailed accounts of the fallen of Swanage and surrounding area, had a bit of a lump in my throat reading them and then I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed April 20, 2019

We popped into the Swannage Museum and had a lovely look around this small museum. Very helpful lady who was able to answer all my husband's questions.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jenny E
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This Museum is a place to visit to understand the wonderful and unique history of Swanage (Little London by the sea)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnxRowley
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We visited Swanage today and walked past the Museum and Heritage Centre. Unfortunately today it was closed, there were people inside - I think doing maintenance so hopefully it will be open again soon. It looked interesting when we peered through the windows.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Although I’m a regular visitor to Swanage,I recently had my first visit to Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre. It is small, but packed with information & it is free. Well worth a visit, especially if you are a new visitor to Swanage.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Spend a few minutes at the beginning of your stay, to see what is on offer, and look at the history of Swanage. This is really good to know how to enjoy a lot of the countryside and attractions, and learn about the past and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gagensl24
Reviewed October 6, 2018

There is an excellent film detailing the history of the port and the stone quarries in the locality.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Full of interesting items and facts to educate yourself. The history of Swanage is complicated and surprises me on each visit to the museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob C
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