Dinosaur Isle

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Museum

Culver Parade
SANDOWN
Isle of Wight
PO36 8QA

Tel: +44 01983 404344

Fax: +44 01983 407502

Dinosaur Isle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£5.00
Senior Citizen ticket£4.00
2 + 2£16.50
3 - 15 yrs£4.00
Family 2+3£19.50 per ticket
School Child (party min 10)£3.50

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

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

From Ryde: please either visit the train station annexed to the Catamaran or travel on the No. 2 or 3 bus route.
From West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry: No. 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 2, 3 or 8.
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 Newport and change to No. 2, 3 or 8.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      278
    • Very Good
      316
    • Average
      166
    • Poor
      70
    • Terrible
      36

    Recent Reviews:

    • JJS1992
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Quick break
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th February 2019
      Quite small inside and expected a lot more real fossils instead of replica’s. For the price it was a good little find but wasn’t fully impressed with it. Just the two rooms to walk through and then... Read full review
    • Danuta H
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Wonderfully informative, great staff and really enjoyable.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 27th February 2019
      Whilst this quite a small place it is packed with models, artefacts and also has many interactive exhibits. The staff are extremely knowledgeable, spend time explaining things to both adults and... Read full review
    • malshelly
      Niort, France
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      for the kids
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 2nd March 2019
      went in winter and that must have accounted for the outside apearance..Gist shop did not impress so did not pay to visit main display,,it was probably great for kids but not for us oldies , sorry Read full review

    Awards

    • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

    Opening Times

    Winter (1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0016:00
    Tuesday10:0016:00
    Wednesday10:0016:00
    Thursday10:0016:00
    Friday10:0016:00
    Saturday10:0016:00
    Sunday10:0016:00
    Bank Holiday10:0016:00
    Summer (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0018:00
    Tuesday10:0018:00
    Wednesday10:0018:00
    Thursday10:0018:00
    Friday10:0018:00
    Saturday10:0018:00
    Sunday10:0018:00
    Bank Holiday10:0018:00
    Autumn (1 Sept 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0017:00
    Tuesday10:0017:00
    Wednesday10:0017:00
    Thursday10:0017:00
    Friday10:0017:00
    Saturday10:0017:00
    Sunday10:0017:00

    * Please note that last admissions are 1 hour before stated closing times

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