Recreates the sounds, smells and sights of ancient Egypt, including a fake-gold mock-up of a pharaoh's tomb.
Dorset County Museum
The Thomas Hardy collection here is the world's largest, offering extraordinary insights into his creative process. Reading Hardy's...
Roman Town House
The knee-high flint walls and beautifully preserved mosaics here powerfully conjure up the Roman occupation of Dorchester (then...
Surf & Turf at Shelley's Plaice
Lobster pots and lifebelts dangle from the rafters at this kooky bistro, where the chalked-up menu depends entirely on what local...
36 High West St · interesting places nearby
At tiny, Michelin-starred Sienna innovation, exquisite presentation and seasonal produce cast a fine cullinary spell. Look out for duck egg and asparagus, brill with caviar, and cheeseboards bearing the very best of the west. Reservations required.