Purbeck Mining museum

Purbeck Mining museum

Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

Things to do at Purbeck Mining museum review

The Purbeck Mining museum is located near to Norden Park and ride close to Wareham in Dorset. It is located on the Swanage railway and is open from the end of March to the end of September on weekends, some weekdays and bank holidays.

It is dedicated to the history and heritage of Purbeck Ball Clay mining and its industrial narrow gauge railways. You can view the underground tunnel and the museum is housed in the last underground mine building that worked in Purbeck. You can see mining equipment, photos and more.

Toilets and baby changing facilities are located in the car park. Refreshments are available at the kiosk by the Children’s Play area and on the Norden Station platform.

FAQ and Further Information Purbeck Mining museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a kiosk nearby serving refreshments.

What are the main things to do?

museum dedicated to the history and heritage of Purbeck Ball Clay mining and its industrial narrow gauge railways.

What are the ticket prices?

*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *They are free, to visit, donations are welcome.

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges apply.

When are they open?

They are open from the end of March to the end of September on weekends, some weekdays and bank holidays. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

DogsĀ on a lead are welcome.

Are they accessible?

They are committed to making the Purbeck Mining museum as accessible as they can for everyone.


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