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The Dinosaur Museum

Place to visit
Kids love a day out at the award-winning Dinosaur Museum. Packed with life-sized models of dinosaurs, along with skeletons and fossils, it's interactive, immersive and great fun. Kids are encouraged to touch and explore, and the life-sized reconstructions really bring the attraction to life.

Where is The Dinosaur Museum located?

The Dinosaur Museum is located in the centre of Dorchester, the historic market town of Dorset.

Details on what activities are available at The Dinosaur Museum?

With interactive exhibits that encourage kids to learn how dinosaurs felt, looked like and even smelled, kids will love the whole experience. The dinosaur Excavation Pit even enables children to make their own prehistoric discoveries!

Things to do in the local area?

With a Gold Saver Pass, visitors will enjoy savings on all of Dorchester's 5 main attractions:- The Dinosaur Museum, The Teddy Bear Museum, The Tutankhamun Exhibition, Mummies and Terracotta Warriors.

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Child Friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Disabled Access

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: All Year, Jan to Mar Daily 10:00-16:00, Apr to Sep Daily 10:00-17:00. Oct to Dec Daily 10:00-16:00. Closed 13-26 Dec.

Price Details: Adult £8.50, Child £6.50, Under 3s Free.


01305 269880
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Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset, DorchesterDT1 1EW, United Kingdom

In centre of town - follow pedestrian signposts from car parks.

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