Bridport Museum. Open Mon-Sat. Paid entry.

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There is ample parking in the town of Bridport and there is disabled parking available in the small car park next to the Local History Centre. The ground floor of the Museum is fully accessible to wheelchairs. There is an accessible lift to the first floor. There are public toilets in the town centre and guide dogs are welcome.

"We want everyone to be able to enjoy visiting Bridport Museum with ease and comfort. Our amazing displays are housed within an old building- but we have done our best to modernise amenities and include the special accessibility features outlined below.

Getting in

The main entrances to both the Museum and Local History Centre are easy level access for wheelchair users and pushchairs.

Please call us on 01308 458703 to arrange accessible parking.


Ask for a folding chair at reception if you fancy a sit down during your visit.

Working Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome at the Museum. Our staff will be happy to provide drinking water for your dog.

Wheelchair access on site

There is level access on each floor with ample space to manoeuvre between displays. There are no doors between galleries to open.

There is an accessible lift to the first floor.

The Local History Centre is all at ground floor level, and can be accessed from the rear of the building, following the signs.

Accessible toilet

There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor of both the Museum and Local History Centre.


We love babies- they are very welcome! There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet, and space to park buggies so you can wander round the Museum without them if you wish."

Brief Description:

Bridport Museum is a friendly Dorset Museum with internationally important collections - most significantly, the outstanding collection charting Bridport's unique rope and net industry.


Bridport Museum, 25 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR.



01308 458703


Opening hours:

2021: "We are currently open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, and Saturdays 10-4pm Entry: Adults: £5, unlimited pass for a year

Under 21s, carers and school visits: free"


The Museum is a short walk from Bridport town centre, south on South Street OS SY 466928.


There is a regular bus service around Dorset.

For more travel information go to-


There is a wide variety of places to eat, drink and stay in the town of Bridport.

Travel Information

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Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)