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Priest’s House Museum, Wimborne

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The Priest’s House Museum & Garden is located in the heart of the beautiful market town of Wimborne Minster. Discover our stunning Roman wall paintings, the fascinating childhood gallery and a unique Victorian Valentine card collection as the museum tells the story of East Dorset.
Explore period rooms from a 17th century hall to the working Victorian kitchen, finding out how life and work has changed in this historic townhouse. Displays include audio descriptions and children’s activities. Wander through a beautiful and peaceful walled garden. Our gift shop and tearoom complete any visit.

For further information and details of additional events please contact the museum on 01202 882533 or visit our website at Follow the Priest’s House Museum & Garden on Twitter and Facebook.

Opening times:

2 Feb-31 Mar & 2 Nov-23 Dec, Mon-Sat 10 – 3
1 Apr-31 Oct, Mon-Sat 10 – 4.30



What does East Dorset Mean to you?

What is important about the area of East Dorset as a community and place to live? A research student, Emma Ayling, from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, in conjunction with The Priest’s House Museum and Garden, The Museum of East Dorset is hosting a number of workshops around East Dorset, to explore how residents in East Dorset view their locality.

For more information about the workshops, led by artist Hazel Evans, in November see the press release