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The Dinosaur Museum

Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
+44 1305 269880
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The dinosaurs museum

Complete waste of money and time exhibits look very tired and it's not made for people with kids in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen D
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Atrocious

Could not of been more disappointed. Came to visit from bristol with 4 service users 3 of which are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shur4d2
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Britain's original dinosaur museum in Dorchester. Lots for all the family to see and do at this all weather attraction. including: -Fossils, skeletons and much more. -Life-size reconstructions -T-Rex and other dinosaurs -Hands-on and interactive exhibits -Mammoths, prehistoric mammals and reptiles. As featured on Blue Peter, The Tweenies, Tikkabilla and other TV programmes. Young explorers can enjoy free fun sheets! Look out for special events on most bank holidays! April to September open: 10 am to 5 pm October to March open 10 am to 4 pm
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  • Terrible38%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Complete waste of money and time exhibits look very tired and it's not made for people with kids in buggies was not happy having to leave the buggy down stairs in my opinion the museum needs some serious tlc and making easily assessable to all...More

Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not of been more disappointed. Came to visit from bristol with 4 service users 3 of which are wheelchair based, understood that this museum was non wheelchair friendly but was willing to visit just the bottom exhibition. Lady I spoke to was very rude...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I both really enjoyed our recent visit. Each room is very well filled with exhibits and information boards. Many of the exhibits are interactive which, as a pair of big kids, we both found very fun. I would definitely recommend the museum...More

Thank Ray W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't believe how expensive this museum was. It is so small and we were in there no longer than half an hour. Wish we had looked on here before going wouldn't have wasted our time or money!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissapointed and disgusted with the entrance fee. For the size of the exhibition fee needs to be drastically reduced. However interesting the museum is for the children save your money and visit the natural history museum for FREE. upon the day of our swift...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family is 2 adults plus 3 kids 9,7 & 3. The 7 and 9 year old found the museum interesting the 3 year old not so much understandably. It is a very small museum indeed and it was really really busy so you just...More

Thank loosreviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

30.00! For two adults and two children. The museum was okay lots of written information for kids to read and different exhibits. Just not worth 30.00 as walked round in 15 minutes.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed even though a small museum there are lots of models and I found information classifying dinosaurs and reptilian creatures very interesting.Plenty of hands on activities.Good to see plenty of facts about palentologists and of course Mary Anning.

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We took our 7 year old niece as she has a fascination with dinosaurs. From her point of view, the museum is interesting and she really enjoyed the visit. We on the other hand felt the cost of entry was at the very least excessive....More

Thank Don H
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Wish I had read the reviews first, we travelled quite a way to get to the museum and were gobsmacked at how small it was, we could not believe how much we had paid after being there for less than half an hour. It is...More

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