Portland Museum

217 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset

01305 821804

Sunday to Thursday, 10.30am to 4.00pm

Portland Museum in Dorset, UK is located in Wakeham, above Church Ope Cove, which was the setting for Thomas Hardy’s novel ‘The Well Beloved’. Exhibitions cover shipwrecks, smuggling, fossils, the Royal Manor of Portland and Dr Marie Stopes – founder of the museum in 1930 and the pioneer of birth control.

There is an admission charge for adults but concessions apply and children under 5 may enter for free.

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