Poole Museum
Free Entry
Opening times:
Daily, 10am - 5pm
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Talks and Tours

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Talks and Tours


We offer two guided tours led by our knowledgeable staff.  

Find out about the history of Poole through a guided tour of the displays and exhibitions at Poole Museum.

Uncover the history of our stunning building with an exclusive tour of our buildings, including the Town Cellars and Scaplen’s Court*.

Tours can be booked for groups of up to 20 people and are subject to availability.Tours last around an hour at a cost of £75 per group.

For more information and booking please contact Louise Diffey l.diffey@poole.gov.uk on 01202 262628

* please note that access to the 1st floor of Scaplen’s Court is by an external staircase. 

Poole Museum Talks

We can come and talk to you about the displays and exhibits at Poole Museum. Talks last 45 minutes with 15 minutes for questions. £75 per talk. Please contact Louise Diffey on 01202 262628 l.diffey@poole.gov.uk for more details and booking.

Poole Museum Society Talks


There will be plenty of variety in the new season’s programme of talks, including drama and tragedy on the Dorset coast, the world of early surgery and rediscovering lost medieval castles. We will be tracing victims of a century old battle, exploring Poole’s links with famous people, finding out about Purbeck’s ancient history and celebrating a prominent local landmark.  

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