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

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

Tuesday to Sunday

10.00 am – 4.00 pm

Last entry 3.45pm

Closed Monday


For the safety of our visitors and as part of our fire and evacuation policy, the museum performs a series of fire alarm tests every Thursday. Our testing will take place between 10:30 and 11:00 or 15:00 and 15:30 depending on our daily activities.
A tannoy announcement will be made before and after testing.
During our fire alarm test all sounders will activate and gallery doors will release and close automatically.


The Nelson Room

Visiting the Museum