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At Poole Museum discover the colourful history of this ancient port town and its people, and learn about the amazing environment of Poole Harbour, on four floors of art, archaeology and social history. The recently extended and re-displayed museum...more
Set back from the Quay Scaplen’s House is a hidden gem. It’s a lovely old building with some good exhibits. I was very impressed by the old kitchen, schoolroom and civil war graffiti! It also has a lovely tranquil herb and flower garden at the...More
A wonderful place to view Old Poole and a small part of the Quay. Sit on the skylight balcony in the sun or inside, either way you are at the heart of an historic area of Poole. The view is great, the service friendly and...More
found this local museum walking around the old town ,found it most tineresting and the dispaly's very well labeled with information it is well set out over different levels highly recommend a visit to this museum of local history
What a great find off The Quay on the waters edge, right at The Stable bar and just a few minutes walk up the road the museum is on your left. "Tourist info in the form of leaflets on lots of local attractions available in...More
I’m a local in Poole and like most locals only visited this museum recently! It’s well laid out and has lots of items of interest. I liked the showcasing of local artists and understand that the exhibitions vary. The rooftop has a lovely view of...More
We have only just "discovered" the Museum, despite living nearby for some years.
It's excellent. Spread over several floors in old wharfe buildings adjacent to the dockside, it's full of fascinating information and displays on local matters stretching back many decades. Well presented and worth...More