Basic Information

THE MODEL TOWN IS NOW OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK  10AM - 5PM.  Booking is not required.

We reserve the right to limit numbers at peak times to maintain social distancing.

Adult: £6.00

Senior: £5.50

Student: £5.50

Junior: £5.00 (3-17yrs)
under 3s FREE.

Family: 2 Adults / 2 Juniors   or 1 Adult / 3 Juniors  £18

2020 SEASON TICKETS - Unlimited daytime visits until 1 November

Adult: £10
Senior/Student: £8.50
Junior: £8
Family Ticket: £32 (2 adults / 2 Juniors or 1 adult / 3 Juniors).

NO DOGS - We operate a no dogs policy with the exception of assistance dogs required to assist a visitors with a disability.

Getting to the Model Town

By Car

If you are coming by car, there is parking opposite in Kings Street Pay & Display car park . 

By bus

From Poole bus station there is a bus service approximately every 15 minutes to Wimborne Minster (Wilts & Dorset, route 3). The journey time is approximately 30 minutes.  Alight at Wimborne Square, from where the the Model Town is a few minutes signposted walk.

From Bournemouth Square and Bournemouth train station there is a bus service approximately every 30 minutes to Wimborne Minster (Wilts & Dorset, route 13). The journey time is approximately one hour.  Alight at Wimborne Square, from where the Model Town is a few minutes signposted walk.

Check timetables on the Wilts & Dorset website

Map of the Model Town:

1. Enter/pay
2. Holloway Fountain
3. Waterfall/Fishpond
4. Listen to music playing in the Minster & see a wedding taking place
5. Hear the famous Quarterjack strike
6. Hear the phone box ring
7. Hear the public loos flush
8. Audio/visual history gallery
9. Giant Chess Game
10. ‘Thomas & Friends’ Model Railway
11. Sunflower Garden Putting Lawn & child's birthday party cabin
12. Toilets – including facilities for the disabled and baby change
13. Plant Sales Stalls
14. Wendy Street Playhouses - safe play area
15. Outside Patio areas, overlooking gardens
16. Through to Tea Room, Gift Shop and Exit
17. Tea Rooms, full range of hot and cold food available
18. Gift Shop full of interesting and unusual gifts
19. Exit. Please come back to see us again soon

Map of the Model Town and Gardens