100 years ago, the Battle of the Somme was taking place and the gunfire could be heard in southern England. Come to The Keep to find out what it was like – try on uniforms and equipment – stand in a reconstructed trench – hear our Curator tell the story of the men of Devon and Dorset who took part.
: 15th Aug 2016
Events at the Keep
Exciting events over the summer holidays at the Keep Military Museum
: 11th Aug 2016
KIDS GO FREE
Kids Go Free this summer at the Keep Military Museum
Alexia: 22nd Jul 2016
Devotion To Duty Book Launched
A new and unique book containing all of the surviving citations for gallantry awards for the Devons and Dorsets from the end of WW1 until the creation of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment in 1958 has been launched in Dorchester...
claire: 21st Jul 2016 16:00:00
New Book! Devotion to Duty: Review
This book celebrates, commemorates and contextualises the courage of 308 members of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiments who won 321 gallantry awards in the last forty years before the two regiments amalgamated in 1958. Theirs is a proud story. It should never be forgotten.
Alexia: 8th Jul 2016