Langton Matravers Museum

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Langton Matravers Museum: Purbeck Limestone has been used from Roman times to the present day for walls, roofs and floors of buildings, from humble homes to great cathedrals. Its history is displayed here in a former Coach House, The Museum provides a complete picture of the ways in which the local stone was quarried and used.

The museum has been amassing a collection of over 19,000 items from the parish which illustrate the local history and life of the village.

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The Village is reached by taking the A351 from Wareham to Corfe Castle and the B3069 from the far end of Corfe Castle village.

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Opening times (April - October) :
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£1.50Free0.500.50

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Address: Langton Matravers Museum, Barton, The Hide, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3HE, UK
Phone: +44 (1929) 423 168
Email: localhistory@langtonia.org.uk

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