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Dorset History Centre is the archives service and local studies library for Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.
We house Dorset's local archives - from council records to personal collections.

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Opening hours

Dorset History Centre is open 9am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday and 9am to 4:30pm on the first and third Saturday of each month.