Gold Hill Museum

1-2 Gold Hill, SP7 8JW Shaftesbury

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Gold Hill Museum, volunteer-run, at the top of Gold (originally perhaps Guild) Hill made famous by Ridley Scott's Hovis advert. Once Sun and Moon Inn, catering for market traders. Lively local history talks and attractive exhibitions featuring Roman, Saxon, traditional domestic bygones, Dorset buttons, fine lace and costumes, Dorset's oldest fire engine, World War memorabilia, and unique Byzant. Activities for children. Wildlife-friendly garden overlooks Hardy's Blackmore Vale. Open daily, April - end October 10.30-4.30. Free entry; donations welcome Tweet@SandDHS

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