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Dorset's award winning County Museum situated in High West Street, Dorchester is your first port of call for information about Thomas Hardy, a host of other Dorset literary figures, the Jurassic Coast, the county's history and much more. There is also a continuous programme of special exhibitions in the ground floor Exhibition Gallery.
This the perfect starting point for an exploration of Dorchester and the surrounding area. Discover Dorchester's amazing history from Maiden Castle to Judge Jeffreys and the Tolpuddle Martyrs.