Dinosaur Isle Museum
Known as Dinosaur Island, the Isle of Wight was home to around 15 dinosaur species. The Dinosaur Isle Museum, built in the shape of a giant pterodactyl, houses a large collection of dinosaur bones and other fossils found in the Island's sedimentary rocks. Dinosaur Isle website...Buy Admission Tickets
Blackgang the Disappearing Village
Based on BBC Coast, discover the secrets of the British coastline and the amazing story of Blackgang-the disappearing village! Watch a film showing the Island's heritage and beauty. Learn about the world of timber, set in a water-powered sawmill and enjoy a walk through the millpond gardens. The Disappearing Village website...
Isle of Wight Natural History Centre
Opened in 1965 in a delightful 17th century Squire's cottage, the museum houses 40,000 sea-shells, precious and semi-precious stones, crystals, minerals and local fossils and dinosaur bones. There is also an animal room, aquarium and a set of crown jewels! Natural History Centre website...
Isle of Wight Planetarium
Enjoy a breathtaking experience as the Universe is recreated using computer controlled video and slide projectors. Plus, space-science displays, space art and computer simulations and an exhibition of the great Isle of Wight scientist & inventor Robert Hooke.
IoW Planetarium website...