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Opening & Access

Our standard opening times are given below

Please check the further information section at the bottom of the page for variations

Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry - Agagir - click for enlargement

Summer (1st April to 30th September)

Monday - Saturday : 10am - 5pm
Closed Sundays

Last admission and gates close at 4pm

Winter (1st October to 31st March)

Tuesday - Friday : 10am - 4.30pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays

Last admission and gates close at 3.30pm

We will be open on Saturdays and Mondays during the local school half term holidays in October and February; please see below for dates and times

Burma Display - click for enlargement

Further Information


Summer opening commences on Tuesday 1st April 2014 and operates until 30th September 2014.

Mondays - Saturdays: 10am - 5pm.

Bank Holidays: 10am - 4pm.

Closed Sundays all year round.

Our archives and library are not open to the public although weekday appointments can be made to visit if we have material relevant to you enquiry. Please contact us by email if you wish to enquire about an archive visit.

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