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Dinosaur Isle Museum Isle of Wight

Dinosaur Isle is Britain's first purpose built dinosaur museum and visitor attraction; based in Sandown on the Isle of Wight. The Island's diverse geology contains a wealth of fossils that tell us much about the past and gives clues to the effects of possible future environmental changes.

About Dinosaur Isle

SAVE up to 33% on admission tickets to Dinosaur Isle with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about! 

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Step 1: Check the opening times below.

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required. The actual price charged depends on the admission date.

Step 3: Enter the rough date of your visit (tickets are valid +/- 7 days of the date entered).

Step 4: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. Please then read T&C's and check-out.

Step 5: If you don't already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.

Tickets to Dinosaur Isle - Save up to 33%

16-64 yrs
3-15 yrs
65 yrs +
2 adults + 2 children
2 adults + 3 children

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Isle of Wight Festival 2014

Date Opening Times Opening Days 
01 Nov 15 - 31 Mar 201610.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
01 Apr - 31 Aug 201610.00am to 6.00pm7 days a week
01 Sep - 31 Oct 201610.00am to 5.00pm7 days a week
01 Nov - 31 Dec 2016‡10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week

  • ‡Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January
  • Last admission 1 hour before closing. 
  • Between April and October the car parking tickets from the machines behind the museum and the gravel car park to the side of the museum are two-part. Give the voucher part to Reception upon entry and they will redeem £2.50 of your car parking charges.

Collecting admission tickets

  • Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
  • Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"

What to give the attraction

Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket.

Terms and Conditions

Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

Dinosaur Isle Address: Culver Parade, Sandown Isle of Wight PO36 8QA. Tel. 01983 404344. On site parking.
Get Directions from East Cowes (28 mins) & View Larger Map

Standard Prices

Type Price 
Adult (16-64 yrs)£5.00
Child (3-15 yrs)£4.00
Senior (65+ yrs)£4.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)£16.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Children)£19.50

Red Funnel Special Offer Pricing

Type 1 Sep 2015- 23 Jul 2016 24 Jul - 31 Aug 2016 1 Sep - 31 Dec 2016 
Family 2+2£11.00£13.20£11.00
Family 2+3£13.00£15.60£13.00

Reviews of Dinosaur Isle Museum

As Above
OK value for money. Alot to see in one room, difficult to maneuver child around as easily distracted. Could be better organised to take in more information.
Not really exciting my son said boring
My 11 year old son and 50 year old husband live dinosaurs and were very impressed with this

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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

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