- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor
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
- Onsite Shop
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight, PO36 8QA, England
Click here to visit Dinosaur Isle's website
01983 404 344
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Family: from £16.50
Picnic area outside in landscaped gardens, cold drinks on sale from fridge, and just behind the museum is Brown's golf course cafe which does a good selection of children's meals.
Baby changing facilities and disabled loo.
A wide range of dinosaur related gifts suitable for children and adults. Also books, jewellery and other items. We do not sell fossils.
Baby food facilities
We have a microwave in the staff kitchen which parents can use to warm the babies milk on request.