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
    • Excellent
      318
    • Very Good
      353
    • Average
      176
    • Poor
      77
    • Terrible
      44

    Recent Reviews:

    • gerrypony
      London, United Kingdom
      Really cool but ends too soon!
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      We are a family with two kids, and we all love dinosaurs. We were excited to visit this place even though we knew from reading reviews that it wasn't very big. That was definitely true! There are... Read full review
    • hsvdghsvdg
      Not a good experience.
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th July 2021
      Not very well curated. Explanations are not consistent and the whole exhibition is a mix of plastic dinosaurs and replica bones plus some real bones. It is never clear what is real, what is a replica... Read full review
    • andykQ9360RL
      Dorset, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Perfect for the budding Palaeontologist.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 26th July 2021
      It’s not huge, so don’t expect to spend more than an hour or two here, however, for those that marvel at the history of these magnificent creatures, then it’ll be tome well spent. It’s essentially... Read full review

    Awards

    • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

    Opening Times

    Open (18 May 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    * From 18th May & June: Tuesday to Saturday - 10am until 4pm.
    During July & August: Everyday - 9am until 5pm.
    From 1st September: Tuesday to Saturday - 10am until 4pm.

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