2021 season:  24th July – 31st October

Growing for Gold

Tickets are now available for 2 special events associated with Growing for Gold

Dates: Monday 20 September & Wednesday 22 September

Time: 2.00 for 2.30pm

Venue: Beaminster Museum

Features: the “Growing for Gold” exhibition, video of local preparations for the1980 Chelsea Flower Show, hear from those who were there, afternoon tea…

Price: £5

Booking: request a ticket by email from, or by contacting the museum during normal opening hours

Heritage Open Days 2021

Beaminster Museum is expanding. Built as a Chapel, and converted in 1990, it demonstrates how a listed building can be modified to meet present-day needs. Heritage agriculture and horticulture displays and much more. Visitors will be able to see into 2 new rooms being built in 2021. With this year’s theme of Edible England, see our cobwebby, rodent-infested barn with farm implements of bygone days, along with exhibits and artefacts from the worlds of sheep, milk and arable. Our “Growing for Gold” exhibit digs into the history of gardens and allotments in our area, including a Chelsea gold medal. Other local displays include geology, prehistory, flax and sailcloth, a glimpse into the living room of a local sailcloth weaver from the 19th century. Also a self-guided tour of images of our parishes – megaliths, big houses, famous people and ordinary people, quirky events and important events.

Saturday 11 September: 10.30 – 16.00
Sunday 12 September: 14.00 – 16.30
Tuesday 14 September: 10.30 – 16.00
Thursday 16 September: 10.30 – 16.00
Saturday 18 September: 10.30 – 16.00
Sunday 19 September: 14.00 – 16.30

The only provisional date currently on the calendar is the Heritage Open Week 11th – 19th September 2021.

Link to :— Museum Expansion Blog