The Dinosaur Museum


Icen Way
Dorset, DT1 1EW

Opening times

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


For Admission Charges please go to The Dinosaur Museum website

Contact us

tel: 01305 269880


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

Do check the museum website for the latest information before visiting.

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.

Visit The Dinosaur Museum

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


Tyrannosaurus Rex Tyrannosaurus Rex An Othnalia - the Jurassic age brought to life