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Weymouth Museum


Weymouth Museum is presently closed to the public except for its local history and information services. During the redevelopment of Brewers Quay it is being moved within the complex to a temporary location where it is hoped to open a gallery to the public later in 2017.

The museum is a local history museum for Weymouth and the surrounding area, run entirely by volunteers. It has a sizeable collection of artefacts and ephemera relating to this area. The collection is particularly strong in art (especially local topographical), local trades and industry, maritime items and local history ephemera (including postcards, photographs and guide books).

Museum volunteers are willing to help with local history and family history enquiries.

Opening Times

Wednesday to Saturday, 10.30 am to 4 pm when the museum reopens (it is currently closed)


There are a number of talks that volunteers give on behalf of the museum.


Museum facilities

Group Visits  
School Visits  



Brewers Quay

Hope Square



01305 457982