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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC

Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
+44 7837 728810
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Excellent exhibitions of dinosaurs

Visited this tiny museum last week. Interesting to find out more about the dinosaurs that lived on... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
NCG1969
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Awesome little place!

We came across the museum just by luck driving past and seeing the sign on the road and very glad... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Jurassicduo287
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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 10 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 15 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

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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 4 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

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Reviewed 14 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.

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Reviewed 4 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

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Reviewed 29 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

Thank Stephen G
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DinosaurExpeditions, General Manager at Dinosaur Expeditions CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 30 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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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We spent an enlightening two hours in the company of Oliver on a Private Fossil Funt along Brook Bay. Oliver is very knowledgable and his enthusiasm is infectious. We were lucky enough to find a piece of dinosaur bone. It was interesting to view the...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

What a find. Great value (£11 for 2 adults, 2 kids) with a dinosaur book, fossil teeth for the kids to find/takeaway and a knowledgeable curator of two thrown in. Easy place to spend an hour or two. And also great to feel like you've...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

A very knowledgeable curator made our visit very special, and even had the 2 year old fascinated. We loved sieving for fossil teeth, and the huge dinosaur leg.

1  Thank JayKay750
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lkatiza
21 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
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
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