We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Shopping

Lovely shop, the guy behind the counter was very knowledgeable on crystal, not pushy and lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angela S
via mobile
Great fossil shop

Huge range of fosslls and rocks good value there is something in there for everyone for gift... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darek B
,
London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 503 reviews
55
All photos (55)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“treasure trove”(39 reviews)
“fossil shop”(32 reviews)
“his customers”(18 reviews)
About
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
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
Website
+44 1983 864577
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Shanklin
from US$21,50
More Info
from US$80,60
More Info
Reviews (503)
Filter reviews
502 results
Traveller rating
471
25
3
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
471
25
3
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstreasure trovefossil shophis customersisle of wightpocket moneyaladdin's caveknowledgeable ownerexcellent shophis knowledgegem stonesinteresting thingscan't wait to visit againnothing is too much troublefossil huntingshark teethbought severalbe visiting again
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 502 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely shop, the guy behind the counter was very knowledgeable on crystal, not pushy and lovely , thoroughly recommend it for gifts

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge range of fosslls and rocks good value there is something in there for everyone for gift, souvenir or for your garden. Jim is a lovely man always helps and answer every question

Thank Darek B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we discovered this shop by chance and what a jem. should be on the IOW tourist website . Jim was so friendly and knowledgeable . and the shop was full of amazing rocks and fossils .answered all our questions. really nice guy

Thank alanpunter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Shanklin and this gem of a shop, my son was keenest to visit Jurrassic Jim again. Jim doesn't talk to kids as if they are kids. He captivates them. There are large fossils, tiny fossils and gem stones and...More

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop sells lots of fossils, rocks, minerals and more. All reasonable priced. The owner is very welcoming and knowledgeable and happy to chat about his stock.

Thank Dawnie742013
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

What a find! Incredible range of fossils and minerals, good value. Everything from tiny 50p fossils to enormous £££ ones. Jim is a fount of knowledge and will tell you the stories behind the rocks.

Thank Gareth187045
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The shop is amazing. And so is his owner. Our Kids were really overwhelmed by seeing so many fossils, gems and other treasures.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Top man, top finds. Love Jurassic Jim and his bundle of treasures. Another piece in the basket to take up north *****

Thank Justine G
Reviewed 2 May 2018

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
Reviewed 28 April 2018

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
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from JURASSIC JIM staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines