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Wimborne Model Town

Superb one tenth scale model town - showing the town centre of historic Wimborne Minster as it was in the 1950s. 

Over 100 shop window displays provide a nostalgic insight into the goods and services available to the folk of Wimborne 60 years ago. 

Set in beautiful prize winning gardens with lots of seating. 

Additional attractions include Wendy Street, a safe play area for youngsters, '00' gauge Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends model railway layout.  Families enjoy the challenge of the sunflower garden putting lawn. 

Tea rooms serve freshly prepared hot and cold food and drink throughout the day.  Souvenir gift shop packed full of exciting and unusual gift ideas.  The whole site is disabled friendly.

Directions

King St is a few minutes level walk from the town centre, 150yds west of the Minste and opposite the public car park.

Opening Times

Wimborne Model Town is open 10am-5pm.

Contact

King Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 1DY

4.73 miles     01202 881924    

Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.