West Dorset has a variety of museums where you can explore the history of Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis. Bridport Museum tells the unique story of the town from its Saxon Origins. At the Philport Museum in Lyme Regis, you can learn about the famous people of the town, including the famous fossil hunter, Mary Anning.
In Dorchester you are spoilt for choice with the Teddy Bear Museum, the Keep Military Museum, the Terracotta Warriors Museum and the Tutankhamun Exhibition. Visit the Dorset County Museum, or discover the thrilling world of dinosaurs at the Dinosaur Museum.
Why not discover West Dorset's vast array of museums and exhibitions using our suggested holiday itineraries?