Blandford Forum Museum
The museum houses artefacts illustrating the history of Blandford Forum and the surrounding area.
Our collections include railway memorabilia, artefacts from World War I and II, material from the local fire and police services over the last 200 years, musical instruments, palaeontological finds including a fossil Ichthyosaur, the Durden Collection of archaeological discoveries, a cobbler's shop, a forge, a Victorian child's playroom including a 19th-century dollhouse loved by 4 generations of the same family.
Easter weekend - October
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Medicine, Music, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War
Introduction to Archaeology
The recent excavations at the site of the new local Milldown Primary School have excited a lot of interest in archaeology. This 34-page illustrated document explains in simple language the basic procedures carried out on an archeological dig.
How to obtain
Follow the link to download the booklet for free.