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In Pictures: Miniature town’s makeover nears completion ahead of grand reopening

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Wimborne Model Town and Gardens in Dorset has been closed for refurbishment.

Wimborne model town refurbishment

A big refurbishment of a tiny town is nearly complete.

The finishing touches are being made at Wimborne Model Town and Gardens in Dorset, which is a scale model of how the town used to look in the 1950s.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)
Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)
Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)
Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Visitors are able to walk around the attraction which features more than 100 models of shops, banks, cafes and other buildings, including a ringing phone box.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Wimborne model town refurbishment
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Wimborne model town refurbishment
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Wimborne model town refurbishment
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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Volunteers have been helping with the project at Wimborne Model Town and Gardens.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
(Andrew Matthews/PA)
Wimborne model town refurbishment
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