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Great family activity

Thank you to Oliver for a wonderful evening at Brook Chine Beach, we enjoyed all the insights into... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MA22
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Highlight of our trip to Isle of Wight!

This was our first visit to the Isle of Wight, and were curious to learn more about its rich... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Tara_Mhfd
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London, 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
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Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Oliver for a wonderful evening at Brook Chine Beach, we enjoyed all the insights into how the dinosaurs inhabited the island, the changing landscapes, seeing the amazing foot prints and now knowing what to look for to find our own dinosaur fossils

Thank MA22
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This was our first visit to the Isle of Wight, and were curious to learn more about its rich history. We met Oliver in the Brook Chine car park, along with around 10-15 other travellers - a well-sized group. Oliver passed around fossils - from...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Oliver is a very knowledgable gent and was happy to advise us about our potential finds and to give advice on what to look for when fossil hunting. Sadly this visit the fossil hunting trips were all booked up, but we will be back and...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour for my partner's birthday with our 2 girls as we are all avid fossil collectors and as we were on holiday in the island it seemed like a perfect opportunity for us! We arrived for the 10am tour on 19th August...More

1  Thank Charlotte B
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

Thank Lizzie G
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

Thank Victoria P
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. .

Thank usfamily4
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

Thank NCG1969
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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lkatiza
22 April 2018|
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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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Lisa B
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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
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