Wessex Museums: #WickedWessex Objects on Tour

#Wicked Wessex objects on tour 2018-2019 - grim and gruesome to strange and shocking! Our #WickedWessex item is now on view - with extra dressing appropriate to the season. Tread carefully as you pass through our Long Room gallery! (NB: no spiders were harmed in the creation of this exhibit) ‘Wicked Wessex’ is the theme of the latest objects tour by the Wessex Museums Partnership: Dorset County Museum, Poole Museum, The Salisbury Museum and Wiltshire…

Snakes … a Slither into a Secret World

This exhibition delves into the captivating life of snakes, bringing to light their beauty, mystery and amazing natural history.  Using taxidermy, skeletal mounts and award winning photography this exhibition demonstrates the distinctive features and behaviours of these extraordinary creatures, including King Cobras, Pythons and Puff Adders.  Since appearing around 100 million years ago snakes have spread across the globe adapting to life on land and at sea.  They have always fascinated people and are part…


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