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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...more
All reviews rainy day gift shop main hall dinosaur models main room love dinosaurs great museum the natural history museum fossil walk small museum activity room hands on activities interactive activities couple of hours entry fee all ages value for money
First visited here years ago when it had just opened, keen to see if it had changed. Was quiet on the morning we visited, good the way the entrance takes you back in time to the age of the dinosaurs, before you get to the...More
Family of 11 of us went, ranging from 3 to 72 years old.. it was a special free weekend event. They had different clubs and groups , showing their finds either bones or coins etc.. everyone so knowledgeable.. kids loved the quiz and won a...More
This museum had a lot of information about dinosaurs and Isle of Wight in general. Our two boys absolutely loved it. The staff was excellent and eager to appease the boys' interest by helping them identify fossils they found on the beach.
Ignore the negative reviews - this place is great! It's only £5 for adult every, so what do people expect, Jurassic Park?!
The whole place is full of fossils, bones and fascinating facts and information, with loads of interactive activities. There's even a dinosaur robot...More
This is defo worth a visit - plus it’s a bargain!! A lovely place that maps out the Isle of Wight’s dinosaurs heritage - and one of the curators was extremely pleasant to converse with! A real enjoyable experience especially for those that are dinosaur...More
We visited with our five year old during a weekend stay to the island. The parking is £4 but gives you £2.50 off entry. We had a good time learning about all the dinosaurs and their fossils found on the island. There was loads for...More
On Sandown seafront, pay & display car park was £4 for 4 hours however ticket gave you £2.50 off admission which was reasonable (approx £5 a adult). Old fashioned museum with informative displays and nice collection of fossils that’ll keep you entertained for an hour....More
There's not much to do in Sandown so we headed to Dinosaur Isle. Aged 26, I'm maybe not the demographic for this attraction but everyone finds dinosaurs interesting and I had read it was Europe's only dedicated dino museum.
It's set aside from the main...More