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Dinosaur Isle

** Customer Notice **

Due to the current health situation regarding Coronavirus Dinosaur Isle will be closing its doors to the public at the end of Wednesday 18th March 2020 for as long as we are advised. There will still be a staff presence in the building. We will be contacting school and other groups to re-plan visits, but as you may appreciate there may be a little delay to your emails. We will be contacting people who have booked on our Easter fossil walks to make alternative arrangements or provide refunds. We will provide updates as soon as we have them.

  • Description
  • Dates & Prices
  • Getting Here

In a spectacular pterosaur shaped building on Sandown's blue flag beach is Britain's first purpose build museum.  Walk back through fossilised time and meet life-sized model dinosaurs.  Dinosaur Isle is an all-year-round facility, combining entertainment, education and enjoyment.  Displays use clever lighting, artwork, sounds, smells and animatronic technology to create an exciting experience.

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  • Child Friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Rainy Day
Season Running Dates Opening Times
1st November - 31st March 10:00 - 16:00 Every Day
1st April - 31st March 10:00 - 16:00 Every Day
1st September - 31st October 10:00 - 17:00 Every Day
Closed Dates 24-26th December & 1st January
Attraction Entry Prices
Adult £6.00
Child £5.00 (aged 3 to 15 inclusive)
Family* £17.50 or £20.50
Concession £5.00

*Family Ticket based on 2 Adults & 2 Children OR 2 Adults & 3 children

Dinosaur Isle Map

Dinosaur Isle
Culver Parade
Isle of Wight
PO36 8QA

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Bus Svc 8 (hourly) past the entrance. Alternatively, Svc 3 (half hourly) to Sandown High Street then 15 min walk along Seafront. Approximate journey times 45 minutes