Prehistory Weekend

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March 2019.  Gates open 10am - 4pm

Adults £10, Children £5 (under 4's free).  Tickets are available on the Gate (no pre-booking). 

This is the Ancient Technology Centre's first event of the year to showcase the many different and exciting technologies and lifestyles of Prehistoric Britain ranging from the Stone Age to the late Iron Age. 

Against the backdrop of our spectacular array of buildings, visitors will be able to enjoy a range of activities, demonstrations, living history, and food over the course of the weekend. 

Dark Ages Weekend


Join us and explore your Dark-Age roots.


Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 2019.  Gates open 10am-4pm 

Adults £10, Children £5 (under 4's free).  Tickets are available on the Gate 

A chance to taste and smell the past!   Ancient Weekends at the Ancient Technology Centre are an ideal family day out in Dorset. They blend fun, living history, traditional crafts and skills, with hands on activities to excite children and inform visitors of all ages. Bring a picnic or enjoy locally sourced foods, home made cake and delicious tea and coffee in the beautiful and timeless setting of this unique open air site.

 We are only open to the public on these event days. The rest of the time the site is only available to educational groups.

Unfortunately no dogs are allowed due to due to the nature of our site and our free roaming livestock.  Please note no smoking is permitted anywhere on site.