Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden, Poole

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  • August 14, 2017
    We wondered in, and found a gentleman giving a discussion about life a few hundred years ago. He was very informative, funny and enjoyable. He involved the kids, who all thought he was great. The gard...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Came here on a rainy day with my 11year old son. Friendly. Well laid out. Interesting museum of local history. Lots of artefacts and information. Particularly impressed with the poet on site who made ...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Lovely little museum charting the history of Poole. Good interactive displays to keep children entertained and the gift shop has a good range of pocket money priced toys (as well as Dorset Knobs!). Go...  more »

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