The museum hosts history and art exhibitions, special events, and learning and research opportunities.
The museum is close to the Marketplace in the centre of town. Look for the sign above the entrance to Beres Yard, opposite the church of St Peter and St Paul.Learn more
At Blandford Museum you will find all sorts of learning opportunities. We hold lectures, workshops, and special events for all ages and all interests.Learn more
Permanent and temporary exhibits tell the story of the Blandford area in an engaging and interactive way.Learn more
Lectures, workshops and special events are held throughout the year. Click here to find out what is coming up soon!Learn more
Members of Blandford Museum can join our special-interest groups, and get involved in local history projects.Learn more
Exhibitions change monthly and encompass a wide variety of genre and media. Dorset-based artists and artists of particular local importance predominate.Learn more
Blandford Museum tells the story of Blandford Forum through displays and artefacts from Blandford Forum and the surrounding villages. We are a Free-entry, Volunteer-run Museum.
The Museum has a considerable Archive relating to the life of the town and surrounding villages. It includes maps, journals, research notes, family information, property deeds, photographs, newspapers, historical notes and documents.Learn more
The museum conducts research in a wide number of fields. We hold a large archive, library, maps, and photograph collection. This is available to the public upon request.Learn more
The museum publishes a rich variety of booklets which appeal to visitors of all ages, from historic facsimiles to the latest re-tellings of the town’s past, from authoritative monographs to popular Blandford talesLearn more
The museum partners with many organisations within the community on projects and eventsLearn more
Blandford Museum relies on our friendly volunteer staff for everything, from Reception to Curation to Trustees and Director. There are many ways to become involved!Learn more
Upcoming events at the Blandford Town Museum
21st October 2021 at 7:30 pmLearn more
28th October 2021 at 10:00 amLearn more