Travelling by train to the Teddy Bear Museum is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Teddy Bear Museum is Dorchester South, which is served by South Western Railway services throughout the day. It's 12 minutes to the Teddy Bear Museum on foot. Simply walk north of the station via Durngate Street - you'll find the museum on Salisbury Street.

The Teddy Bear Museum is Dorchester's unmissable family museum. From the earliest teddies to today's TV favourites, there are hundreds of cute teddy bears waiting to meet you.

Visit the Teddy Bear Museum website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 18:15
Saturday 06:45 - 17:00
Sunday 08:30 - 16:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces47
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£135.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

There is level access through the booking hall to platform 1 (for trains to Poole, Bournemouth and London Waterloo). When the booking hall is closed there is level access via the car park.

There is level access to platform 2 (for trains to Weymouth)

There is no step free interchange between platforms. Passengers are advised to contact our Assisted Travel team.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Dorchester South

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway19:001On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway19:481Late
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway20:101On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway20:261On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway21:101On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway18:591On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway19:471Late
from Bridport via First Bus X51/X53First Group Bus20:00Scheduled
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway20:091On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway20:251On time

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