Dinosaur Isle

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Museum

Culver Parade
SANDOWN
Isle of Wight
PO36 8QA

Tel: +44 01983 404344

Dinosaur Isle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£6.00
Senior Citizen ticket£4.00
2 + 2£17.50
3 - 15 yrs£5.00
Family 2+3£20.50 per ticket
School Child (party min 10)£3.50

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted) - Only guide dogs allowed in buildings.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 3 designated bays for the disabled.
  • Ramp/Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Chilled soft drinks and confectionary are available in the Dinosaur Isle shop.
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available - Chilled soft drinks and confectionary are available in the Dinosaur Isle shop.

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - Outside areas only.
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Own car park (Fee Applies) - 1st April to 31st October Charges for 2011 are as follows -upto 4 hours £3.40 4 - 6 hours £4.50 6 - 8 hours £6.60
  • Parking (charge) - Charges for 2011 are as follows - upto 4 hours £3.40 4 - 6 hours £4.50 6 - 8 hours £6.60
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Switch
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No smoking

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3056 to Lake, A3055 to Sandown.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Ryde (Esplanade), straight along the Esplanade to the boating lake, follow the road round to the right onto A3055 to Sandown.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3056 to Lake, A3055 to Sandown.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    320
  • Very Good
    356
  • Average
    179
  • Poor
    78
  • Terrible
    45

Recent Reviews:

  • lmt171
    Taunton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Good rainy day activity
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th September 2021
    We visited here on a rainy day, Facebook page states you need to book to go, but you can’t book online And Facebook messenger not monitored, & phone wasn’t answered so we went anyway hoping we would... Read full review
  • 862jojom
    good trip
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 15th September 2021
    meet up with friends for this visit, very good place, informative for children, lots to see and learn. Read full review
  • Fudge03
    Sussex, England
    Just OK
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 2nd October 2021
    It's my husband who's the dinosaur addict, not me, so I'm always a bit dubious about dinosaur museums, and this one did not challenge my expectations. Lots of information, some of it scarcely... Read full review

Awards

  • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

Opening Times

Open (18 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Open (4 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* - September 2021 - June 2022 opening:
Tuesday to Saturday - 10am until 4pm (last admission at 3pm).
- Christmas opening:
Closed 24th - 28th December 2021.
Open 29th - 31st December 2021.
Closed 1st - 3rd January 2022.
Re-open on 4th January 2022.

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