The Museum will be open train operating days.


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Photographs courtesy Andrew P.M Wright

Purbeck Mining Museum

The Purbeck Mining Museum is dedicated to the history of Purbeck Ball Clay mining, the industrial heritage of Purbeck and the Purbeck narrow gauge railways.

Opening times:

Easter to end September:

Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sat, Sun from 11:00 to 16:00, last entry 15:30

The Narrow Gauge Railway runs during Swanage Railway special events and selected weekends during the summer.

Purbeck Mining Museum will also be open on selected Bank Holidays including 1 and 29 May 2023.


See our Facebook page for the latest opening days and Narrow Gauge Railway operation, "

Find us at Purbeck Park, near Corfe Castle, Dorset. Our postcode is BH20 5DW.

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