Max Gate and its collection

Max Gate

Max Gate, home to Dorset's most famous author and poet Thomas Hardy, was designed by the writer himself in 1885. This atmospheric Victorian home is where Hardy wrote some of his most famous novels including Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as well as most of his poetry.

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History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Max Gate
Alington Avenue
DT1 2AB Dorchester

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Opening hours

November - February
Thursday to Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00

March to October
Monday to Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00




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Alington Avenue, Dorchester

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