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Swanage Museum, Swanage
Categories: History Museums, Museums
Learn about the history of the area, from the Jurassic period to the present day, at Swanage Museum. You'll see some actual dinosaur footprints while learning about the Jurassic Coast, whose geological uniqueness has earned it World Heritage Site status. Find out more about Swanage through the ages with displays exhibiting oil pantings and depictions of important historical figures born here, including Victorian politicians and writers. The staff of this quaint museum are mostly volunteers, happy to share their passion and knowledge. If you go with children, keep a close eye on them as many of the displays are breakable. See Swanage Museum and all Swanage has to offer by arranging your trip with our Swanage travel itinerary planner.
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Have just been to the museum and found it to be a very interesting insight into the history of Swanage. Lots of exhibits and memorabilia of the town and area. Well worth a visit.
It was a rainy day in Swanage so avoiding the many fish and chip emporiums we went into the museum. It is very interesting with many display relating to the history of Swanage and the coast.
The paintings of past Swanage are really interesting and show a world that is in some cases virtually unrecognisable today. The only thing that would improve the exhibit is to have some photos of what... read more »
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