|Discover Dorset's heritage in a
stunning Victorian building. Rocks and fossils, archaeology,
wildlife, Thomas Hardy and other famous authors, the Roman attack on
Maiden Castle, the story of Dorchester from its prehistoric origins
to the present day, Roman mosaics - imaginatively displayed with
interactives and free audio guides.
Some smuggling items and objects from the wreck of the Halsewell
on display, including the hour glass.