Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:18/03/2020

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic Dorman Museum and Dressers Tea Room will be closed for the foreseeable future.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the health of our residents and staff, especially the vulnerable is of paramount importance and we must do everything we can to slow the spread of Coronavirus.



General photography within the museum and it’s permanent gallery spaces is allowed.

Temporary exhibitions may have restrictions applied to photography. Signage will inform visitors if photography is NOT allowed within the temporary exhibition.

Permission to photograph objects or film within the museum for professional use must be sought before visiting the site.

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The museum can supply digital images or quality print outs of objects within the collections for professional use – please contact the Assistant Curator (Collections) for details of charges.