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.

Visiting the Museum


The Dorman Museum is a free venue, however there may be small charges applied for special events and activities.

There is no need to book a general visit, just arrive at the museum and begin your visit. Large parties or school groups must be booked in advance please contact the Museum on 01642 813781 for details.

There are free lockers in the museum foyer to store bags and coats during your visit.


Admission to the museum is free.

The Nelson Room

Visiting the Museum