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
3 - 15 yrs£5.00
Adult£8.00
Family (1 adult & 3 children)£18.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£20.00
Family (2 adults & 3 children)£24.00 per ticket
Student / Pensioner£5.00 per ticket

See website for group prices - https://www.dinosaurisle.com/visiting.html

Car parking charges Apply 1st April to 31st October

Up to 4 hours £5.20
4-6 hours £6.80
6-10 hours £10.00

Bring receipt to reception to claim your discount

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
  • 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
  • Parking (charge) - Car parking charges Apply 1st April to 31st October Up to 4 hours £5.20 4-6 hours £6.80 6-10 hours £10.00 Bring receipt to reception to claim your discount
  • 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
      338
    • Very Good
      374
    • Average
      193
    • Poor
      79
    • Terrible
      49

    Recent Reviews:

    • Gourmandsouth
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Interesting Visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 12th May 2024
      I took my son, daughter-in-law and three young grandchildren here. They all enjoyed it though the place seemed a little tired. Read full review
    • dhirabhaktad
      Bridgend, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      It's sort of ok
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th May 2024
      Friend staff, there was a number of child friendly activities to do; but not enough to justify the price or cost of parking. The gift shop was reasonably priced with what I consider pocket money... Read full review
    • Barry B
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Dino isle
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 24th May 2024
      Very informative with the interactive dinosaur displays. Interesting to watch staff working on fossils . Downsize if you can call it that is the cost of entry and in shop ( but if you are visiting... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (4 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

    * 4th January - 30th June 2022 opening:
    Tuesday to Saturday - 10am until 4pm (last admission at 3pm).
    * 1st July - 31st August 2022 opening:
    Monday to Sunday - 10am until 5pm (last admission at 4pm).
    * 1st September - December 2022 opening:
    Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm (last admission at 3pm).

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