IWCEP - Cultural Education Partnership Ident - Teal, Pink and Fern
Fulfilling the creative potential of young people on the Isle of Wight

Museum Visit

  • Facilitator Led, Self Led
  • Local Study
  • EYFS, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

What to expect

Dinosaur Isle Museum is the home of Island’s dinosaurs and fossils. The iconic pterosaur-shaped building is located on Sandown seafront, just a short walk to the fossil site at Yaverland. With a focus on the dinosaurs, the exhibition tells the geological story of the Island with lots of real fossils, and reconstructions of the main dinosaurs.

For schools we offer visits, talks with fossil handling, and fieldtrips guided by our professional palaeontologists. The museum also has a well-stocked shop selling a range of dinosaur themed and other gifts.

Key information

Level: All Key stages

Pupil numbers: No min or max (for talks, larger schools are split into groups of up to 40.)

Cost: £3.50/pupil for visits to the museum. A talk (up to 40 pupils) can be booked for £16.

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