Dinosaur Isle on the Isle of Wight

Dinosaur Isle (once known as the Museum of Isle of Wight Geology) is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience. They’re crazy about anything and everything dino-related – even the building itself was built in the shape of a giant pterodactyl!

Where can I find Dinosaur Isle?

It can be found on the south coast of the island, in the town of Sandown.

The museum holds over 1000 fossils collectively, which can all be found throughout the exhibits. Dinosaur Isle takes you on a trip through time, from the Ice Age all the way back to the Cretaceous period when dinosaurs roamed the earth. If you head into the dinosaur gallery, you can meet them for yourself in an immersive recreated prehistoric landscape! There are skeletal reconstructions, life-sized fleshed re-constructions and even two fully animatronic dinosaurs!  The team at Dinosaur Isle aim to provide an entertaining and educational look into our planet’s ancient past.

Be sure to head to the on-site shop to take home some exciting goodies – there are toys, models, minerals, jewellery, academic geology books and educational children’s books, especially for little ones!

  • Open Monday to Sunday: 10 am-6 pm
  • Adult Ticket: £6
  • Child Ticket (3yrs-15yrs): £5
  • Under 3’s Ticket: Free
  • Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children): £17.50
  • Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children): £20.50
  • Family Ticket (1 adult, 3 children): £17
  • Concession Ticket (student/senior): £5

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