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Our building, the church of St Michaels.

Published: 31st May

As the town of Dorchester begins its victorian celebrations to commemorate the birthday of one of it's most famous residence, Thomas Hardy. We look back at our own connections to the Victorian era.

It’s all celebrations at the Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester

Published: 26th Nov

It’s a double celebration for the team at the Tutankhamun Exhibition this week. We were thrilled to hear that The Exhibition has been voted Runner Up in the Favourite Museum or Historic Attraction Reader Star Awards for 2017 organised by Primary Times. The announcement of the Award coincides with the 95th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in by Howard Carter on November 26th, 1922.

Tutankhamun Exhibition’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations Start with New Exhibits.

Published: 29th Apr

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of The Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester, two specially commissioned replicas of the shabti figures of Tutankhamun are being put on show for the first time.

Tutankhamun Exhibition Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Published: 28th Apr

When it opened in 1987 it was the first of its kind and provided a spectacular recreation of Tutankhamun’s tomb and treasures. Over it’s last 30 years it has been internationally acclaimed and has given birth and inspiration to many other exhibitions all over the world.