Museum Temporary Closure

Dorset County MuseumDorset County Museum to close from Monday 4 February to Friday 8 February 2013 for essential maintenance.

Dorset County Museum will be closed for five days from Monday 5th to Friday 8th February in order for essential maintenance work to be carried out.  As the majority of the work involves the main gallery of the Museum, the Victorian Hall and also the Dorchester Gallery, the decision has been made to close the Museum to all but essential staff during this time.

The Museum will be open as usual on both Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th February from 10am to 4pm.

Director of Dorset County Museum, Jon Murden said, “We never like having to close the Museum but this essential work will enable us to make major improvements to the building which will benefit everyone in the long term.”

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