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43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
+44 1983 864577
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Worth a visit

Jim seems like a nice man who is willing to chat to anyone and answer any questions about the stock... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Love jim and his shop

We've been coming here since our youngest was very small..... We visited his old shop too. The shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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We are much more then a fossil and mineral shop . Our opening days are Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CLOSED FROM SUNDAY 4/10/15 until WEDNESDAY 14/10/15
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  • Poor1%
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43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
+44 1983 864577
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jim seems like a nice man who is willing to chat to anyone and answer any questions about the stock he has in or fossils in general. The shop is definitely worth a visit to anyone who has an interest in dinosaurs/fossils as it does...More

Thank Jurassicduo287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here since our youngest was very small..... We visited his old shop too. The shop it like a proper Aladdin's cave... This shop has everything Jim is amazing ..... Makes you feel like family really kind lovely guy... Tina

Thank Princesstina1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst on holiday, we thought we’d get some Jasper as our son is named Jasper. Jim couldn’t have been more helpful or knowledgeable, both about the Jasper and things to see and do in the local area. I would absolutely reccomend a visit to his...More

Thank valerie19792018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of really interesting items in a wide price range. Jim takes so much time and trouble with customers, especially the children. Well worth a visit if dinosaurs are your interest.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little shop with fossils, beads , wood culture, and loads of things for adults and children to search for , The owner of the shop is very pleasent, and he knows just about everything that he has brought in the shop .

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jim what a lovely character, and such an amazing shop, a museum where you can touch and buy the exhibits. With a curator who will let you browse or tell you every thing you need to know. I hope he gets his rain drop! From...More

1  Thank Gormandise
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Excellent shop with a huge range of goods. Jim very willing to share knowledge with customers and we will definitely revisit when back on the IOW. Jim also provided a piece of dinosaur bone for my wife which made her day!!! Keep up the good...More

Thank bazsue94
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Full of great and unusual curiositys. Loads for kids and adults to see . Amazing how much is in this little gem of a shop

Thank Paulmillie64
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Jim runs the shop himself and is always on hand to tell you about his fascinating articles available there. He can tell you where he found or brought them and when we buy something he writes a description or gives an authentication (great for me...More

Thank sarahwS7913KW
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent range of fossils and gems for all. Very reasonable priced stock, which comes in a wide range. Jim is very friendly and ready to help. He also always has a tale or two! We always visit whenever we are on the island. Will be...More

Thank cerinjca
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