Poole Museum
Free Entry
Opening times:
From 1 November,
Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm, Sun 12pm - 4pm

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Shop: Open   

Toilet: Toilet facilities are available for visitors. Public toilet facilities are open on Poole Quay, near Poole lifting bridge. 

Cloakroom: We do not have a cloakroom. Please do not bring a large bag (over 45cms) or backpack to the museum.  

Café: The café will remain closed at this time.

Before you leave the house  

Following latest Government guidance, all visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings whilst in enclosed public spaces. Children under 11 and people with certain health conditions or disabilities are exempt.  

Please do not visit if you have symptoms of COVID-19.  


The Lower High Street and Quay have been pedestrianised on a temporary basis. The museum is situated between Paradise Street and the two orange arrows above it. 



There are bicycle racks outside the museum. 


The new Route One bus stops are indicated in green on the map in Old Orchard and Orchard Plaza. Remember you will need to wear a face covering. 


Quay Visitors Car Park is open, accessible from castle Street only. There is blue badge parking on The Quay, near the junction with Thames Street. 


The railway station is just over half a mile from the museum by a mainly traffic-free walk. 

Here you'll find answers to our visitors' most  frequently asked questions.

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