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
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
      257
    • Very Good
      290
    • Average
      156
    • Poor
      67
    • Terrible
      33

    Recent Reviews:

    • Snehal D
      london, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Good for children to learn
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th July 2018
      Nice place just by the beach . Good for children to learn . Used the word search and also the dinosaur search to keep children excited and learning. Worth the money Read full review
    • Tina M
      Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Not shiny new but still got dedicated staff to give kids a fun day
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th July 2018
      Yes it's a bit tatty and showing it's age and smaller than we'd expected but the upstairs education room was a winner for our 2 year old who had the room to herself and spent hours painting, drawing... Read full review
    • Lizzie G
      Storrington
      Trip Type:
      Family
      We loved it! Don't understand the bad reviews, great gift shop
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 5th July 2018
      We came here not expecting much from some bad reviews, but this was one of the best places we we to on our holiday. My 4 year old is dino mad! He loved it. Us adults didn't get to read much as he... 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

    What's Nearby

    1. Yaverland Beach is one of the Isle of Wight’s best beaches, providing a long stretch of...

      0.34 miles away
    2. Sandown Beach is one of the Isle of Wight's finest and most recognised beaches, with...

      0.58 miles away
    3. Lake Beach is located between the popular resort beaches of Sandown and Shanklin, and...

      1.69 miles away
    1. Small Hope Beach sits to the left of the main Shanklin seafront and backs onto a...

      2.04 miles away
    2. This award winning seaside resort has everything you need for the perfect family day out...

      2.4 miles away
    3. Shanklin Beach is a one of the Isle of Wight’s best known stretches of golden sands,...

      2.4 miles away
    4. Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

      2.66 miles away
    5. Amazon World Zoo Park is the Isle of Wight's largest exotic animal attraction and is a...

      3.38 miles away
    6. The main beach in Bembridge runs down the coast from the spit at the edge of Bembridge...

      3.44 miles away
    7. Come to the Garlic Farm and indulge all of your senses. Taste all our amazing garlic...

      3.51 miles away
    8. A top family action attraction: all-weather, outdoor, racing driver experience for 8-88...

      3.56 miles away
    9. Bembridge Ledge is a stony beach which is a hidden gem amongst the beaches found on the...

      3.59 miles away
    10. Bembridge Lane End beach is a pebble and stone beach toward the sea wall, but is also...

      3.71 miles away
    11. Seagrove Bay sits between Seaview beach and Priory Bay on the north east coast and boasts...

      4.26 miles away
    12. Inspiring, Surprising and Award-Winning … Equally appealing to adults and families, your...

      4.46 miles away
    13. Springvale Beach stretches from Puckpool to Seaview on the north coast of the Isle of...

      4.62 miles away
    Previous Next

    Search What's Nearby

    Product Type
    Proximity
    Within miles

    tweet, follow, share....join in!