Superhero fun this summer at Shire Hall!
From comic book superheroes to historical super men and women – can you crack the superhero code at Shire Hall?
Our superhero summer activities will include:
Follow the superheroes trail around the museum, answer the fiendish questions and uncover a secret superheroes word!
Find out who Shire Hall’s justice superheroes are and tell us about your own.
Free craft activities
Make your own eye mask and show off your superhero powers!
Make a lolly stick superhero!
SUPER SLIME WEDNESDAY!
Come and make superhero Subterranean slime!
*£1.00 per child for slime making
*Normal museum admissions apply
No upcoming events
Join author and journalist Anne Sebba at Shire Hall Museum as she explores the life of Ethel Rosenburg and her infamous 1951 trial which turned her into an American icon.
Sat 6th Apr - 2:00pm
In this talk, local historian Brian Bates explores the story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, arguably the most famous trail to take place at Shire Hall.
Sat 4th May - 2:00pm
Join Mike Randall at Shire Hall Museum to discuss his father's extraordinary life. From escaping a prisoner of war camp during WW2 to becoming a 'diplomat' in Moscow and East Berlin
Sat 8th Jun - 2:00pm
Dorset Youth Pride is back at Shire Hall Museum for 2024!
Sat 13th Jul - 10:00am
Discover the fascinating story of Mary Channing, the last woman to be burned at the stake in Dorset.
Mon 29th Jul - 3:00pm
Hear about the hidden Dorchester under your feet in a fascinating talk with Councillor David Taylor.
Sat 14th Sep - 2:00pm
Join us at Shire Hall for our Christmas Market!
Sat 23rd Nov - 10:00am
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