Dimbola Museum and Galleries

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Terrace Lane
Isle Of Wight
PO40 9QE

Tel: +44 01983 756814

Outside view of Dimbola Museum and Galleries, Things to Do, Isle of Wight

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (Standard)£5.45 per ticket
Adult (with Gift Aid)£6.00 per ticket
Art Fund and JMCT FriendsFree
Child 11-15£2.50 per ticket
Children 10 & Under£1.00 per ticket
Concession (Gift Aid)£5.50 per ticket
Concession (Standard)£5.00 per ticket
Family (Standard)£13.50 per ticket
Family (with Gift Aid)£15.00 per ticket
Group (10+)£5.00 per ticket

Book tickets on website - https://dimbola.arttickets.org.uk/
Become a Friend of the Julia Margaret Cameron Trust and receive free entry to the Museum all year round. Visit our website for further information.

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  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Ground Floor is Accessible (Tearoom, Gift shop, Toilets), Upper Floors can be reached by stair lift. Please contact Dimbola for more accessibility information
  • Wheelchair user accessible - Wheelchair provided on upper floor


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • One way system
  • Online booking possible
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Beer Garden
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs welcome
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Live Music
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Delta
  • Diners card
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Special group rates
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No smoking
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Information Point

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Must be booked in advance

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find us in Freshwater Bay on Terrace Lane, just off Gate Lane. For SatNavs our postcode is: PO40 9QE
There is free parking available to visitors at the front of Dimbola. When full, there are two pay & display car park in Freshwater Bay (3 minutes walk).

Public Transport Directions

The Southern Vectis Needles Breezer (Oct-Mar) and No. 12 stop near Dimbola, as does the FYT bus.
The Southern Vectis No. 7 also stops at Freshwater Co-op, (15 mins walk).




  • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Silver 2008
  • Visit Isle of Wight AwardWight Gift Card Venue Wight Gift Card Venue 2020

Opening Times

Open New Year
Summer opening - see below for more info (1 Apr 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
Bank Holiday10:0017:00
Winter opening - see below for more info (1 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023)

Winter opening - Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 4pm / Sunday: 11am - 3pm (last entry 30 minutes before closing).
Summer opening - Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm / Sunday: 11am- 3pm (last entry 30 minutes before closing).
To book tickets please visit https://dimbola.arttickets.org.uk/
Winter opening - Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 4pm (last orders 30 minutes before closing).
Summer opening - 7 days a week: 10am - 5pm (last orders 30 minutes before closing).


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