POOLE MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED - FIND US AT 'MUSEUM ON THE MOVE' EVENTS NEAR YOU!
While the museum buildings are closed for exciting redevelopment works, Poole Museum Foundation members continue to be very important to us and we will be providing a programme of events throughout the year.
Look out for Poole Museum at 'Museum on the Move' events in the local community, at libraries, schools and GATHER
SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW SOME OF OUR PAST ONLINE TALKS HOSTED BY POOLE MUSEUM FOUNDATION.
Wednesday 22nd November 6.00pm Online talk by John Wilson (PMF member)
"Oh No, Not the Titanic!"
Felicity would like you to welcome John Wilson, who is the first of our PMF Members to present a talk and presentation for us.
With Poole being just down the road from Southampton, John will be asking us why there is so much fascination in what happened to RMS Titanic 111 years ago and will be asking us whether RMS Titanic is worthy of all the attention in the maritime world, does she live up to the facts?
Please book your place using the following Zoom link:
or email me at email@example.com or call Jenny on 01202 126208.
Our talks are FREE to Poole Museum Foundation members, Poole Museum staff & volunteers and Wessex Museums partnership members.
Non-members or anyone whom wishes to make a kind donation, you may do so here:
More talks within our 'Soiree Series' of online talks programme coming soon!
Friday 1st December 12.00pm - PMF Members Coffee Break Meet-up 6.00pm
Meet outside the museum
Come along to meet other PMF members over a hot drink and hear about the latest news from the Poole Museum Project and help plan some activities for 2024.
Thursday 7th December 5.30pm - 7.30pm - Festive Soiree
Hennings on the Quay, Poole
PMF Board Trustees would like to invite all PMF members for a festive drink and some seasonal entertainment. Poole Museum Volunteers will also be coming along as a thank you for their ongoing support this year too.
Please RSVP by Thursday 30th November by emailing Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning her on 01202 126208.
See you there - festive hats and attire are optional!
Joe Raine from Poole Museum's curator team presents an interesting talk on some of the 400 items within the museum's World Cultures Collection including the mysterious Manchu Samurai outfit - can you or anyone you know shine more light on the story?
Running time: 50 minutes
Bournemouth University's Tom Cousins,
Diving and Maritime Archaeology Officer
presents a fascinating talk on The Mortar Wreck: Poole's' very own Medieval Shipwreck and sets the scene of the time with exciting videos and photographs of artefacts being found.
Some of which will feature in our new Marine Archaeology Gallery when we re-open, first time on public display!
Running time: 50 minutes
Professor Timothy Darvill OBE, Poole Museum Foundation Trustee, gives us a snapshot of his 'usual' day hosting lectures at Bournemouth University with today's subject being Stonehenge:
Running time: 42 minutes
More online talk events coming in 2023.
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Watch an interesting online talk presented by Professor Timothy Darvill OBE on the
History of Salt- making around Poole Harbour.
More online talk events coming soon.
Poole has been a prosperous pottery making area since the medieval ages, hundreds of Poole people made pots for the Roman armies based in Dorset and kilns have been discovered all over the area.
Listen to a fascinating talk by Professor Timothy Darvill OBE, first presented as part of our March Soiree online event for members.
PMF Trustee and Bournemouth University Professor Timothy Darvill OBE speaks about
the early farmers of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Professor Tim Darvill showcases three neolithic axe heads housed in Poole Museum.
Members can find the most recent and past PMF newsletters here, featuring a letter from the Fundraising and Membership Officer, an artefact in the spotlight, words from a guest author, information about upcoming events and more!