Poole Museum
Free Entry
Opening times:
Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm
Sun 12 noon - 4pm
Create PDF booklet
Poole Museum Foundation

Poole Museum Foundation

Poole Museum Foundation is a registered charity. We raise funds to support Poole Museum Service.

Poole Museum Service, comprising Poole Museum, Poole History Centre and Scaplen's Court, delivers a high quality museum service that preserves and shares Poole’s heritage, bringing to life the remarkable history of Poole, set in outstanding historic quayside buildings.

We ask for your help in our remit to support the Museum Service to provide access for all to Poole’s extraordinary heritage. We will do this by supporting the Service in displaying and developing its historic collections and buildings and by encouraging the advancement of public appreciation and education in arts, culture, heritage and science.

Objects of the Poole Museum Foundation

The advancement of, including the advancement of public appreciation in, the arts, culture, heritage, or science, in particular (without limitation) by:

1. acquiring and maintaining suitable objects and works of art for inclusion in the permanent collections of Poole Museum Service;

2. providing for, or supporting, the establishment, maintenance, refurbishment, enhancement and interpretation of exhibitions and displays of the said permanent collections and the buildings in which they are housed;

3. providing for, or supporting, the establishment, maintenance, refurbishment, enhancement and interpretation of other exhibitions and displays of such permanent collections.

Poole Museum Foundation.jpg

Board of Trustees

Felicity Irwin DL (Chair)

Peter Burt

John Butterworth

Prof. Timothy Darvill

Sarah DeLisle

Richard Dimbleby DL

Prof. Emma Hunt

Simon Jenner

Back to top