Things to Do: Family Attractions
The only exhibition of its kind on Tutankhamun outside Egypt.
The world's greatest discovery of Ancient Treasure -Tutankhamun's tomb, treasures and mummy are superbly recreated in this internationally renowned exhibition - spanning time itself.
The only museum on mainland Britain solely devoted to dinosaurs
Fossils, skeletons, life-size dinosaur reconstructions, plus hands-on and multimedia displays provide great family fun – part of the Jurassic Coast experience.
Discover this wonderful C17th Castle surrounded by extensive parkland.
Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens. Enjoy the wide open spaces, historic buildings, stunning landscapes and unrivalled views from the Castle Tower. Built as a Hunting Lodge in 1608, this Castle has been owned by the same family for over 365 years. Follow their fortunes, fate and the devastating fire from then until the present day in the gallery.
The terracotta warriors - China’s 8th Wonder of the Ancient World
The only museum, outside China, devoted to the 8th Wonder of the Ancient World. Unique museum replicas of the terracotta warriors from China, reconstructions of costumes, armour and multimedia presentations.
The Dorset Forests are a delight to discover.
From the extensive pine woodlands and heathlands in the Wareham and Ringwood areas, to the beautiful beech woodlands of Cranborne Chase, the forests of Dorset are a delight to discover.