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Lovely little museum

Visited this little museum on our holiday with our dinosaur mad 4 year old (who was free). We loved... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Lizzie G
via mobile
So helpful!

We were unable to make the guided tour but Oliver was so helpful in advising us what to look out... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Victoria P
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Dinosaur Expeditions C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company created by local fossil enthusiasts. We promote responsible fossil discovery and conservation in addition to helping the public understanding of fossils and the palaeo-environment through...more
Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
+44 7837 728810
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this little museum on our holiday with our dinosaur mad 4 year old (who was free). We loved it. The people who run it are very friendly and knowledgeable. My son loved playing with the dinosaur figures and searching for fossils and teeth in...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were unable to make the guided tour but Oliver was so helpful in advising us what to look out for when we went fossil hunting alone. He also happily looked through our finds afterwards to tell us what we had found. Would definitely recommend...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Very expensive - £9 for two adults! We were inside for all of 20 minutes. Exhibits were interesting but in need of tlc and updating. .

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Visited this tiny museum last week. Interesting to find out more about the dinosaurs that lived on the Isle of Wight millions of years ago and to hear about how & where bones have been found locally. Our 8 year old son loved digging for...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We came across the museum just by luck driving past and seeing the sign on the road and very glad we did at it was one of our favourite things from our trip to the isle of Wight! The museum was fun and interesting to...More

1  Thank Jurassicduo287
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Dinosaur museum on a whim as we were driving past and saw the sign. We were so pleased we stopped! It was great, small but a lot of fossils there and very knowledgable staff. We paid £11 for a family ticket (2...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

As a keen collector of fossils, but inexperienced in knowing what exactly to look for this trip was perfect. Oliver met us at the top of the chine and explained what we were looking for before taking us on to the beach. His enthusiasm for...More

3  Thank avidtraveller-Pen
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

If you like the history of dinosaurs you will love this place. Not only will you see the written history but also wonderful exhibitions The staff are exceptionally knowledgeable and more than happy to discuss everything with you.

1  Thank Alan G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Interesting visit, with lots of local fossils plus some from further afield. Booked a guided fossil hunt with them also which was great - person leading it very knowledgeable and helpful

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I reserved a fossil hunting trip for myself, my wife and four grandchildren. This was confirmed via email by Dinosaur Expeditions for 4:30 on Monday 21st August. We were in the car park as arranged at 4:10. There was no sign of anyone from dinosaur...More

1  Thank Stephen G
DinosaurExpeditions, General Manager at Dinosaur Expeditions CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry for the disappointment caused which was our fault. It is unfortunate we couldn't communicate with you due to mobile signal issues. We have offered you a Complementary Private Trip which I will lead personally. I will...More

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22 April 2018|
Response from DinosaurExpeditions | Property representative |
The Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre is open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays (and every day during Isle of Wight School holidays, from Easter to October) between 10am and 4pm. The Dinosaur Expeditions... More
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15 March 2018|
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Response from DinosaurExpeditions | Property representative |
We organise public trips during the Isle of Wight School Holidays. For example we have a Public trip on Sunday 27th May from 4.30pm - 6.30pm at Brook Chine (approximately 10 - 15 minutes from Freshwater). If you have dates... More