Museums After Dark 2023

Discover three incredible museums on one unforgettable night with Museums After Dark 2023!

From 5pm – 9pm on Friday 27th October, you can visit Dorset Museum, the Keep Military Museum and Shire Hall Museum with just one ticket!

Discover Dorchester’s fascinating history whilst exploring three of the best museums in the South West. Adult tickets are £10 and children go free!

Each museum will be hosting their own spooky activities:

  • Keep Military Museum Mannequins
    Tour the galleries of the Keep Military Museum after dark, when the Museum’s mannequins come to life! See if you can track down the runaway mannequins whilst exploring the Victorian Barracks building by night.
  • Dorset Museum Ghostbusters
    Enjoy an evening of gothic fun at Dorset Museum as characters come alive! Meet the Museum’s friendly ghosts and ghouls whilst discovering curious objects and spooky surprises!
  • Torchlight Tours at Shire Hall Museum
    Experience Shire Hall Museum in a whole new light! Come down and explore historic cells under the cover of darkness with Shire Hall’s torchlight tours, especially for Museums After Dark!

Tickets are available here via Eventbrite.

For more information about each Museum, check out the links below!

Keep Military Museum

Shire Hall Museum

Dorset Museum