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We’re located on the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, near Corfe Castle in Dorset. Find us at Purbeck Park. Our postcode is BH20 5DW.  What3words ///yelled.correct.evening

2024 opening times:

From 1 May to 29 September – Tuesday to Sunday, museum open 11:00 – 16:00.  Please note we will usually be closed on Mondays, but will open for May and August Bank Holiday Mondays.

October – Saturdays and Sundays only, museum open 11:00 – 16:00

 

We plan to run the Narrow Gauge Railway during Swanage Railway special event weekends.

Please check our Facebook page for our regular updates and latest museum opening dates and running times for the narrow gauge demonstration railway.

Parking is available at the Dorset Council’s Purbeck Park ‘Pay & Display’ car park.

Toilets and baby changing facilities are located in the car park.

Refreshments are available at the kiosk by the Children’s Play area and on Norden Station platform.

We’re committed to making the Purbeck Mining Museum as accessible as we can for everyone. At present, access is not possible to some parts of the site for wheelchair users or pushchairs and buggies. We’ll always try to find a solution to ensure that this doesn’t impact on your enjoyment.

Dogs on a lead are welcome.

We’re next to the fabulous Swanage Railway, so why not make a day of it and enjoy a trip on a steam hauled train.

Arriving by bus

More bus 40 runs between Swanage and Poole.  Alight at Norden Farm.  Walk towards Norden roundabout, then turn left towards Norden Station.

Timetables are available on the More bus web site.

 

For further information, please contact us.

 

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