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:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      287
    • Very Good
      324
    • Average
      168
    • Poor
      74
    • Terrible
      41

    Recent Reviews:

    • dustybing86
      Croydon, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great place to visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th July 2019
      My three year old loved all the dinosaurs and especially the sand pit! The dinosaur displays were brilliant and there was lots to see for a small museum, they also have an upstairs (there is a lift... Read full review
    • Jöhnnŷ C
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Not bad for a couple of hours
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 17th July 2019
      Took the family here having bought tickets discounted with the ferry over. A fair amount to see for an hour or two, good for a rainy day. Some of the exhibits weren't working or damaged, which was... Read full review
    • L4446IOdanielj
      Aldershot, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Not for younger children
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 18th July 2019
      Visiting IoW for a few days our toddler loves dinosaurs however there is not much for toddlers to do. The exhibits are aimed at older children, the sound affects were a bit off putting so as soon as... Read full review

    Awards

    • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

    Opening Times

    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
    Winter (1 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
    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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