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JURASSIC JIM

43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
+44 1983 864577
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Fantastic

So much to see. Prices to suit all pockets. Knowledgeable and very interesting to talk to. Happy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DianaRigg1959
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Interesting and knowledgable

Amazing shop - there is something in there for everyone and within everyone's price range. It is by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rebecca B
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Bury St Edmunds, 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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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“treasure trove” (39 reviews)
“fossil shop” (30 reviews)
“his customers” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
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+44 1983 864577
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"treasure trove"
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"fossil shop"
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"his customers"
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"fantastic shop"
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"isle of wight"
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"pocket money"
in 19 reviews
"aladdin's cave"
in 10 reviews
"knowledgeable owner"
in 8 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 10 reviews
"can't wait to visit again"
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"nothing is too much trouble"
in 6 reviews
"fossil hunting"
in 15 reviews
"bought several"
in 5 reviews
"shark teeth"
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"for sale"
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"be visiting again"
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"high street"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see. Prices to suit all pockets. Knowledgeable and very interesting to talk to. Happy to identify finds and offer guidance. A must go to place on the Isle

Thank DianaRigg1959
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing shop - there is something in there for everyone and within everyone's price range. It is by far the best value fossil shop I have ever been in to. So many fossils to look at and Jim doesn't mind you picking them up to...More

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Children loved it, there's mammoth hair and teeth very unusual and as the owner said it's authentic... Not so sure about that as it should be in a museum then... But worth a visit , kids loved the lucky dip for coloured quartz

Thank Lynda E
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter saw this shop and couldn't wait to go in for a look as it is absolutely full of fascinating things.. however the second we opened the door the overpowering stench of stale smoke hit us so hard we had to leave. It was...More

Thank Chuckles5399
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JIsted55, Owner at JURASSIC JIM, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very sorry that you didn’t have a good experience with us. We have had a problem with moth infestation in our textile wall hangings and have been treating this. We did try to keep the door open as much as possible to air the shop...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing shop Jim is very helpful and extremely knowledgeable Best shop on the island by far!! Definitely worth a visit

Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 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
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 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
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 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
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