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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC

Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
+44 7837 728810
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Money making scheme!! Too many people on the tour!

I booked this tour for my partner's birthday with our 2 girls as we are all avid fossil collectors... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charlotte B
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Lovely little museum

Visited this little museum on our holiday with our dinosaur mad 4 year old (who was free). We loved... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Lizzie G
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Storrington
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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 Palaeoart. To do this we have established the 'Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation and Palaeoart Centre' at the site of the Dinosaur Farm Museum. It houses displays of fossils, locally produced palaeoart, childrens' activities and a fossil & mineral giftshop.We also organise popular fossil hunting trips throughout the year at a variety of locations on the Isle of Wight, led by our experienced professional guides. Dinosaur Expeditions CIC pools the local knowledge, talents and experience of our Fossil Hunt leaders. This helps to ensure that we can provide a professional quality experience for all our customers. Are you mad about Dinosaurs and other fossils? We are, so why not join us on an amazing Fossil Hunting Adventure! Discover your own fossils and keep all your finds.
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Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Charlotte B
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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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. .

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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

Thank NCG1969
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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

Thank LibbyKK
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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

3  Thank avidtraveller-Pen
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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.

1  Thank Alan G
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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

Thank Kate B
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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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