Museum Opening Times

The Museum is located on Oborne Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3RX.

There is limited parking on site, additional parking available nearby on Oborne Road 

Open Days on 8 January, 9 July, 9 &10 September and 15 October 2017 have FREE ENTRY.

The September Weekend Open Days are part of Dorset Heritage Week

from 11:00 until 4:00 p.m

Sunday 8 January Steam up with mince pies and mulled fruit juice.

Sunday 19 March

Sunday 9 April

Sunday 7 May

Sunday 4 June

Sunday 9 July

Sunday 13 August

Saturday & Sunday 9 & 10 September

Sunday 15 October 

For more information see also Facebook Sherborne Steam 


Group visits (not exceeding 20 people) can also be arranged. We need 10 days notice to arrange a private visit.

Please contact any of the following to make a booking:

For information on private group visits please telephone any of these Sherborne numbers:

Geoff Ward  +44(0) 1963 250206
David Wilkins  +44(0) 1935 816324


Voluntary Gift Aid Donations of the above amounts allow admission for a 12 month period.

Either a long or short talk can be given on the history of the wheel and to look at the collection of maps and engines.

The time required is between one and three hours - you decide which is best for you.

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