Dorset County Museum


Dorchester, Dorset


Extensive renovation and extensions to the Dorset County Museum


Shortlisted for two Michelmore Awards | ‘Heritage Project of the Year’ and ‘Leisure and Tourism Project of the Year’

BoonBrown was appointed by Acheson Construction to carry out RIBA stage 4 – 6 Architectural services on this Design and Build contract for the extensive renovation and extensions to the Dorset County Museum.

The works for this £16.4m project involved the demolition of the adjoining building, extensive alterations and construction of a new extension to the existing Grade II Listed building to create a new museum, exhibition space and learning centre along with new galleries, collections store, library, café and shop.