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Dinosaur Isle

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Dinosaur isle

It is well worth a visit and is value for money. You can also do a fossil dig with them. Also it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baggiesbo
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Very enjoyable & fascinating place

Great place to visit for all ages from about 3 to 100. There are lots of things to see dinasaur... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
628debbief
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London, United Kingdom
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In a spectacular pterosaur shaped building watching over Sandown’s blue flag beach is Britain’s first purpose built dinosaur museum. Walk back through fossilised time to the period of the dinosaurs where you will find amongst the fossils many...more
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Culver Parade, Sandown PO36 8QA, England
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+44 1983 404344
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yes its interesting and informative but at the end of the day its lots of stuff in a big room, kids enjoyed it for an hour but the rent quite as much there as you would expect.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a particularly rainy day in the summer holidays so Dinosaur Isle was understandably rammed, however the staff and building coped very well all things considered. Exhibits are well presented and informative, and the treasure hunt made the children look at them all....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very big but worth a visit if anyone is interested in dinosaurs. My grandson is 3 and he loved it, he got very excited at the dinosaur figures and enjoyed the interactive bits, they have buttons on a display that makes roaring sounds and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is well worth a visit and is value for money. You can also do a fossil dig with them. Also it is easy to get to and well signposted.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Baggiesbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It really very nice and very interesting and very good to see and get intvoave and to see dinosaurs they really do move and make a noise but the dino isle is really nice place to visit if you like dinosaurs that is??? If you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place with our five year old. I did not think it was worth the £14.00 to get in. One room full of dinosaurs that took us ten minutes to go round, throughly disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant little museum with plenty to see, learn and play with. My 6yo was very excited and loved it and some how even my teen was into it. Will def recommend it!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit for all ages from about 3 to 100. There are lots of things to see dinasaur bones and exhibits. You can hunt for dinosaurs bones in a sand box and other fosils. There are guides telling information about the different types...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 628debbief
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Dinosaur Isle for their guided fossil walk & it was lovely! The guide was very friendly & knowledge, he taught us a lot! We found several forms of pyrite (fools gold), fossilised wood, coprolites (fossil poo), quartz, selenite viens & even fossilised...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small venue. Didnt take long to get through. Very busy. Cost around 30 for family of 5. A sign said art.. however didnt see any to purchase. Area inside not bad. Gift shop not great and overrun with kids crying over parents saying no. However...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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GlobeTrotting544904
August 3, 2019|
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Response from 628debbief | Reviewed this property |
It is great for wheelchairs except when it's raining as it gets very busy and then not so easy to get round as it is a ver popular attraction. I am disabled and have a wheeled walking frame. We have been when it was wet out... More
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Katwilders
August 17, 2017|
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Only guide dogs are allowed in the museum. Dogs on leads are permitted on the fossil walks
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August 29, 2016|
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Response from Yunalesca_2 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to email them to book. The details are on their website (I can't paste the link.)
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