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Dinosaur Isle

Add Dinosaur Isle to your Itinerary

Museum

Culver Parade
SANDOWN
Isle of Wight
PO36 8QA

Tel: +44 01983 404344

Fax: +44 01983 407502

Dinosaur Isle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Senior Citizen ticket£4.00
Adult ticket£5.00
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

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No smoking

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

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

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

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.

Payment Methods

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

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

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
      251
    • Very Good
      287
    • Average
      154
    • Poor
      65
    • Terrible
      29

    Recent Reviews:

    • Scott T
      Trip Type:
      Family
      You get what you pay for.
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 9th May 2018
      Another low attraction that was probably best left in memory. However for a fiver I won't complain too much. The kids enjoyed the animatronic dinosaur, thr crsyom rubbings and the word search came... Read full review
    • Dave W
      Coventry, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great small attraction
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 2nd May 2018
      A delightfully well presented dinosaur attraction. Suitable to all ages with plenty to keep even none dinosaur fans interested. The attraction will take about 45mins to go around, if you take time... Read full review
    • ajhchapel
      Oxford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Very good
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 28th April 2018
      Good visit on a rainy day with interactive things to do for children however only needed one hour here. Read full review

    Awards

    • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

    Opening Times

    Summer (1 Apr 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
    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 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0017:00
    Tuesday10:0017:00
    Wednesday10:0017:00
    Thursday10:0017:00
    Friday10:0017:00
    Saturday10:0017:00
    Sunday10:0017:00
    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

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

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