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All reviews marie stopes well worth a visit packed full the cottages dinosaur fossils potted history roman mosaic friendly volunteers staff were very helpful lovely garden interesting information tucked away entrance fee on display lots of history jurassic coast two hours
.. is turning into a hike. And as the buses are predominately designed for local residents, it would make sense to instead just walk and walk (unless you drive here) and enjoy the sea breeze.
1. Portland is at the centre of Southern England’s Jurassic...More
A very good little museum covering a lot of the history of Portland and other topics as well from shipwrecks to dinosaurs! We were warmly welcomed by the staff at the entrance, one of whom explained about the museum and what it contained as well...More
This is a good museum that covers a wide range of varied topics in a small space. It is well presented if a little crowded.
Great value for money and well worth a trip.
I hope they get help to move the huge portland stone...More
Portland Museum is housed in two 17th century thatched cottages which are packed full of interesting information and artifices. It tells Portland’s history from Jurassic times to today. If you are a Thomas Hardy fan, one cottage Avice’s Cottage featured in ‘The Well-Beloved.’ The cottages...More
Very good little Museum to visit...my girls loved it here lots to look at and learn about life in and around Weymouth and Portland...not very expensive for a family of 4 I think it was about £9 for us all... Clean and quaint place with...More
If you want to learn Portland's fascinating history, see very many local artifacts, keep the children entertained and interested for a long time, wander round two 400 year old cottages and pleasant garden, talk to very pleasant and helpful staff, eat a delicious Dorset ice...More