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Portland Museum

217 Wakeham, DT5 1HS, England
+44 1305 821804
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Small but packed to the rafters

What a fantastic little museum! My friend and I did not expect to be so enthralled by it. We... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Small museum but a huge delight!

We loved this museum! If it's not busy and the woman behind the desk offers you a potted history... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Adults: 3.50 GBP Confessions: 3 GBP Children age 6-15: 1 GBP
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“birth control” (7 reviews)
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217 Wakeham, DT5 1HS, England
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

What a fantastic little museum! My friend and I did not expect to be so enthralled by it. We managed to spend over two hours there and half of that time was spent in the first room! In the lovely little garden there are some...More

Thank Miris123
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We loved this museum! If it's not busy and the woman behind the desk offers you a potted history, say yes! She was so lovely and interesting. Great activities for kids, really interesting, engaging and diverse exhibits and we finished with New Forest ice cream...More

Thank retrogooseuk
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Weymouth all my life and worked on Portland, I had never been to Portland Museum before. A friend suggested we went to the Halloween event and I was initially wondering how it would fill a day. HOWEVER... so much thought and consideration...More

Thank Clairey9876
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little museum. There was so much information, toys for little ones and lots for children to discover. Such a lot crammed into a small museum.

Thank PJ1605
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Visited here in the summer holidays for Dino day with my daughter!! Very surprised to see so much in the museum. As it was a special event it was difficult to look at much so will definitely be returning. The little gift shop is also...More

Thank mummy2lilliemay
Reviewed September 21, 2017

this is a small but extremely interesting museum, including Mary Stopes cottage, lots of interesting fossils and artifacts and a wealth of local history. Worth a visit and the staff are so friendly and very helpful

Thank Jan H
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Found this museum by accident . what a little gem. Very friendly staff and very interesting atifacts. Very interesting and well worth a visit.

Thank john267
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Friendly and helpful staff. Perfect setting for their small but perfectly formed museum. So much to learn about the much loved island.

Thank Travellingcat2013
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Spent nice couple of hours. Kids really enjoyed the quiz which made sure they really looked at things.

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I took my seven year old boy to this museum. He wants to be a paleontologist when he's grown-up, so this museum has just the right amount of history for him. We spent and hour and a half having fun with the mosaic alone! There...More

Thank SimBurton1985
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Maralyn C
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About 3 - 4 pounds. Their website is here - or it would be if TA wasn't so greedy. See if you can decode it from here - portlandmuseumcouk opening-times-and-costs