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Dinosaur Expeditions CIC

Lower Sutton Farm Military Road, Brighstone PO30 4PG, England
+44 7837 728810
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Lovely little museum perfect for our little dinosaur lovers!

We visited the Dinosaur museum on a whim as we were driving past and saw the sign. We were so... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
LibbyKK
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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An informative walk along the beach

As a keen collector of fossils, but inexperienced in knowing what exactly to look for this trip was... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
avidtraveller-Pen
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Charlwood, United Kingdom
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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 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 5 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

1  Thank avidtraveller-Pen
Reviewed 15 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
Reviewed 5 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
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

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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

Reviewed 25 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

1  Thank Avianbird
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

1  Thank TrkyTree
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
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We returned to the Expeditions centre this year whilst we were on the island. Our two sons aged 9 and 13 love spending time looking around and chatting to Oliver and his team about their finds on the beach. Oliver is always welcoming and is...More

2  Thank Beverley M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did a 2 hour private fossil hunt. Only 7 of us in our party so all got lots of time to talk to our lovely young guide. This side of the island is very remote and beware the little chines where you have to...More

1  Thank laurarainbow2015
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