The Dinosaur Museum in Dorset

Travel back in time to the prehistoric world of dinosaurs at the Dinosaur Museum in Dorset. See dinosaur skeletons, walk among life-size reconstructions, hear the sounds and even smell the breath of a T—Rex! Here at the dinosaur museum, you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs through hands-on interactive displays- this is not one to miss!

Where can I find the Dinosaur museum?

The Dinosaur Museum is located in Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, only 7 miles from the Jurassic Coast and is a great day out for all the family!

This is the perfect family day out for all ages! Enhance your visit with free fun sheets to win a Dino hunters medal and explore the gift shop for that perfect dinosaur gift including fossils, models, clothing and books.

  • Adults: £8.99
  • Children: £6.99
  • Under 3s: FREE

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