Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum

PMMM (Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum)The Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum is dedicated to the history of Purbeck Ball Clay mining, the industrial heritage of Purbeck and the Purbeck narrow gauge railways.

The museum is now closed for winter.
We look forward to welcoming you in April.



We’re now seeking volunteer Visitor Assistants. Please see our Join Us page to find out more.

Our 2020 opening times* are:

11am to 5pm (last entry 4:30pm)

April – Weekends, plus Good Friday & Easter Monday
May to September – Tuesday to Thursday, weekends & Bank Holidays

We will also be open for Swanage Railway’s Galas.

* These may be subject to change.
Entry is FREE. Please donate at least £1 each and help us to care for, explore and celebrate your heritage. Please Gift Aid your donation.

Find us at Norden Station and Car Park, near Corfe Castle, Dorset. Our postcode is BH20 5DW.

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