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Dinosaur Isle

  • Sandown
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Step back in time at newly designed Dinosaur Isle.

This prehistoric museum features educational fossil walks with displays of over 1000 of the best fossils, animatronic displays and even a working laboratory to view! There is a room set aside for learning sessions and full disabled access. The whole museum is filled with lights, sounds, smells and textures that all contribute to bringing the time of dinosaurs back to life!

The collection currently has over 30,000 items that reflect the geology of the island. There are outdoor fossil and geology walks, exhibitions and other events available through the year if you want take your journey a little deeper. The museum also offers lots of educational opportunities for schools, families, universities and early years.

Get under the skin of history!

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Dinosaur shop
  • Small car park
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Opening hours

April - August
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

September - October
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

November - March
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £5.00
Kids (3-15): £4.00
Family from £16.50

Travel & Contact Information


Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QA, England

Phone number

01983 404 344



Click here to visit Dinosaur Isle's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Dinosaur Isle has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food facilities available.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Dinosaur Isle is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Dinosaur Isle have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dinosaur Isle has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Additional information

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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