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Friday, 16 January 2009

Bridport Museum scraps admission fees

Bridport Museum is scrapping its admission charges when it opens again in April in a bid to attract more visitors.

It will be the first time in its 77-year history that visitors will not have to pay to see the exhibits.

Board members agreed to scrap the £2.50 fee because it was felt people were being put off.

Curator Alice Martin said: “The admission charges make up about 10 per cent of the museum’s turnover, and we felt it may be putting off potential visitors.

READ MORE - Source: Bridport and Lyme Regis News Friday 16th January 2009

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