General Information About The Terracotta Warriors Museum

Terracotta Warriors Museum
Terracotta Warriors Museum
Warriors Figurines Shop
Terracotta Army Discovery
Pictures Gallery


  • Situation:
    The Terracotta Warriors Museum is situated in the centre of Dorchester, at the lower end of High East Street. Dorchester is the historic county town of Dorset, and is famous for its museums. Dorchester is easily accessible by road, rail, and bus. The Museum is pedestrian signposted from car parks.
  • Opening times:
    Open Daily, April to September 10am to 5pm, October to March 10am to 4pm. Closed 13th to 26th December inclusive.
  • Admission Charges:
    Adult 6.50; Children 4.50; Family 18.99 (2ad+2ch); Children under 5 - Free.
  • Facilities:
    The Terracotta Warriors Museum's Shop is stocked with a wide range of Chinese and Terracotta Warrior themed gifts and books. Mail order is also available through the museum's online store. www.terracotawarriors.co.uk/terracotta-shop.html. The Museum is fully accessible to people using a wheelchair, with a temporary ramp to aid entrance and the remainder of the Museum being all on one level. Car parking, restaurants & cafes, can all be found within a short walk of the Terracotta Warriors Museum.
  • School Visits:
    The First Emperor of China, and ancient China, are featured in the National Curriculum making The Terracotta Warriors Museum an excellent resource for school parties. For further details ask for a Schools Bulletin.
  • Contact: The Terracotta Warriors Museum 01305 266040 (box office)
  • Curator: Tim Batty 01305 269741
  • Public and Press enquiries are handled by:
    World Heritage Ltd
    25 High West Street,
    Dorchester,
    Dorset DT1 1UW
    Tel: 01305 269741
    Fax: 01305 268885