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The Dinosaur Museum

The Dinosaur Museum

About the Museum

The only museum on mainland Britain dedicated to dinosaurs, the award-winning Dinosaur Museum is a treat, especially for children. The museum combines life-sized reconstructions of dinosaurs with fossils and skeletons to create an exciting hands-on experience. Multimedia displays tell the story of the prehistoric animals and their enthralling world millions of years ago. Life-size dinosaur reconstructions – including Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops – beg to be touched by little hands – that’s encouraged. The Museum is in the centre of Dorchester, gateway to the Jurassic Coast.


  • Hands on displays
  • Dinosaur Skeletons
  • Jurassic Coast
  • Megalosaurus
  • Dinosaur reconstructions
  • Allosaurus
  • Multimedia displays

Special Features

  • T Rex
  • Jurassic Dinosaurs

Do check the Dinosaur Museum website for the latest information before visiting.

Save money with the Gold Saver Pass, effectively a 5 for 2 ticket to all 5 attractions. The ticket is valid for 7 days from the date of purchase at any of the museums, or 7 days from the first visit when purchased online at


Icen Way
Dorset, DT1 1EW

Opening times

Apr-Sep Mon-Sun inc 10am-5pm
Oct-Mar Mon-Sun inc 10am-4pm


Contact us

For Admission Charges please go to The Dinosaur Museum website

tel: 01305 269880


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