Basic Information

Opening Times and Prices

The Model Town is now closed for Winter Updates

For 2017 Wimborne Model Town is open between 1 April adn March 19th and 29 October

daily from 10am to 5pm.

Admission

Adult: £6.50 Senior: £6.00 Student: £6  Junior: £5.50 (3-17yrs) under 3s FREE.

Family: 2 Adults / 2 Juniors   or 1 Adult / 3 Juniors  £20

KIDS GO FREE AFTER THREE Term time weekdays only 

SEASON TICKETS Unlimited daytime visits:

Adult: £22, Senior/Student: £19,  Junior: £17

Family Ticket: £70 (2 adults / 2 Juniors or 1 adult / 3 Juniors).

NO DOGS  We operate a no dogs policy with the exception of Guide Dogs

 

Getting to the Model Town

By Car

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

Please note: A349 Gravel Hill improvement works will be running from 10pm on 24 July 2016 for 4 months. Download PDF for full details.

By bus

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

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

Check timetables on the Wilts & Dorset website

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