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Accredited Museum Arts Council England

Dorset Museums Association



Tuesday evening 19th March 2019

7.00pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

Annual General Meeting followed by The Railway History of Yeovil, South Somerset & West Dorset

Roger Marsh

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The Museum tells the story of the town, the immediate parishes and their people. Many generations have seen this corner of the Blackmore Vale grow from a Neolithic settlement to the bustling Gillingham of today.


Normal Museum Opening Times
Monday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday   9.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday Closed
Closed on Bank Holidays

At present there is no entrance fee but donations are essential to enable us to continue to run the Museum.

For visits at other times or Group visits, please contact the Curator by Email at: office@gillinghammuseum.co.uk

or write to the address below.

The Museum is governed by the management committee of Gillingham Local History Society (Registered Charity no 1014970).

Restaurant and toilet facilities are available in the Waitrose Supermarket on the opposite side of the road.

The whole exhibition area is on ground level and therefore suitable for wheelchair access. Parking (with disabled bays) is available in the adjoining public Car Park.

Address: Chantry Fields, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4UA    > How to find us

Some of the Soldiers of World War One.

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Future Events...

Tuesday evening 19th March 2019

7.00pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

Annual General Meeting followed by The Railway History of Yeovil, South Somerset & West Dorset

Roger Marsh
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Tuesday evening 16th April 2019

7.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

Nuremberg's Voice of Doom

Paul Hooley
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Tuesday evening 17th September 2019

7.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

The Helme family of Gillingham and Nevis

Dr John Porter


Tuesday afternoon 15th October 2019

2.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

Milborne Port and area in WW2

Richard Duckworth


Tuesday afternoon 19 November 2019

2.30pm at Gillingham Methodist Church Hall

Picking Darcy's Pocket

Gordon Le Pard