If you are researching family or local history, this is the place to come.
Entry to the Local History Centre is free and volunteers or staff are usually available to assist you in your research.
Entry is free.
A small charge is made for use of the computers, film readers and photocopying to support the service.
We welcome donations to support the work of the Museum Trust, a registered charity.
Access to wi-fi is free.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Open throughout the year.
It is advisable to email or phone before your visit if you would like to book a computer.
Please note: the Local History Centre will be closed during the week of Monday 11 June 2018.
Maps and plans
Transcripts of Nominal rolls
Allington, Askerswell, Beaminster, Bettiscombe, Bothenhampton, Bradpole, Bridport, Burton Bradstock, Charmouth, Chideock, Chilcombe, Little Bredy, Litton Cheney, Loders, Long Bredy, Marshwood, Monkton Wyld, Netherbury, North Poorton, Pilsdon, Powerstock, Puncknowle, Salway Ash, Shipton Gorge, Stanton St Gabriel, Stoke Abbot, Swyre, Symondsbury, Thorncombe, Walditch, Wootton Fitzpaine.