Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum and its collection

Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum is a museum in Norden Park and Ride. The museum features exhibits related to: industry. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: mining of ball clay in dorset and other significant minerals extracted in purbeck, connected with the growth and history of the swanage railway.

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Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum
BH20 5DW Wareham

Visitor information Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum

Opening hours

April – Weekends, plus Good Friday & Easter Monday: 11am to 5pm

May to September
Tuesday to Thursday, weekends & Bank Holidays: 11am to 5pm

October – Weekends: 11am to 5pm




Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

, Wareham

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Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum Reviews

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    john • Aug 2, 2020

    The construction of the museum and the history of the first Clay rail way can be found in these YouTubes https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk6i5WPmQAX4aQDeHwQNry9RwkvGYZrgU

    Visited on Jul 3, 2019

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