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Dinosaur Isle

Culver Parade, Sandown PO36 8QA, England
+44 1983 404344
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this attraction is not very large but has a well displayed lay out the staff kept the children... read more

Reviewed yesterday
les h
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Informative, some fun for the kids

Dinosaur Isle is a relatively small place but packs in a fair bit of informative and fun stuff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 interactive displays. On a recreated landscape enhanced by sights, smells and sounds you will meet life sized dinosaurs including our animatronic Neovenator. Guided fossil hunts (which must be pre-booked) have proved to be a popular addition to a visit.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Culver Parade, Sandown PO36 8QA, England
+44 1983 404344

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Reviewed yesterday

this attraction is not very large but has a well displayed lay out the staff kept the children interested and informed ..... there is also an activity area upstairs where they can play ..... all in all worth a visit

Thank les h
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dinosaur Isle is a relatively small place but packs in a fair bit of informative and fun stuff. Kids will like the puzzles, bones, cast rubbing and animatronic dinosaur. They might also learn a thing or two (accidentally, of course) along the way! Allow an...More

Thank JT_LDN
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for teenagers and adults young kids might get bored unless really into dinosaurs like an interesting museum lots of hands on fun remember to take parking receipt in for refund

Thank paul d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our young children thoroughly enjoyed the visit, lots of activities for them to do. Lots of information for us "grown ups". Parts could do with upgrading but was fine. Not as big as I expected, spent about an hour and half to 2 hours there....More

Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had seen this place from a distance last time we came to the IOW and decided that this time we would go. You can park behind the place, costs £3.40 but you get £2.50 back on your admission with the car park voucher. Good...More

Thank Sean W
Reviewed 5 days ago

What better way too spend a dull, windy afternoon with the grandchildren particularly if you plan ahead and use up loyalty points from a well known supermarket chain. The whole experience cost us just one pound. All members of the party had a great time...More

Thank Mic L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited this Dinosaur Exhibition with my God son (age 10) on 16th Aug 2017. You have to pay to park, however you get a partial refund on your ticket when you purchase a ticket to the venue. The price is reasonable in my opinion....More

Thank joecool1973
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a particularly wet, stormy day, we were glad to find an indoor attraction. We remembered this place from a previous visit 6 years before, and found it just as enjoyable. The entry fee was very reasonable (£16.50 for a family group of 5), plus...More

Thank Roderick T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience and the kids thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of memories and lots to see. Very helpful staff. Get something from the shop :)

Thank Hez774
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected more to be honest. The kids loved it though. Family ticket reasoably priced. Biggest let down was the lady at the counter. She was on the phone when we arrived to purchase our ticket. She was in no rush to end the conversation even...More

1  Thank hailstone101
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17 August 2017|
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Response from JanuaryGirl1950 | Reviewed this property |
There were no dogs inside during our time there. Sorry I don't know whether or not dogs would be welcome. A phone call to the museum will answer your question.
30 August 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.)
Amelia M
3 June 2016|
Response from Sam W | Reviewed this property |
the prices are on their website under the visiting tab. It wouldn't let me post the link though. For a single adult it's £5 :)