Wareham, Dorset, United Kingdom
Councillor Dina Adkins, Mayor of Wareham
Maria Burns, designer of the sword exhibition
Dougal Dixon, maker of the dinosaur head model
Lilian Ladle MBE, local archaeologist
Ben Buxton, Museum Curator
Photo: John Smith
Special Events - Future & Recent Past
On Saturday 8th April 2017 at 2pm The Mayor of Wareham, Councillor Mrs Doreen Cleaton, formally opened the museum and also a new display on a 19th century Wareham rogue, Augustus Moore, a clay pipe maker.
From 1.30 to 3.30 there were some fun craft activities for youngsters and a fancy dress competition open to anybody - some came in nineteenth century dress! Unusual Victorian food was sampled and more familiar refreshments were available too. The public were invited to bring clay pipes for identification.
To welcome back Wareham’s sword, the museum is hosting a lecture …
by Professor David Hinton
in the Town Hall Corn Exchange, Wareham