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Dinosaurland Fossil Museum

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Address: Coombe St., Lyme Regis DT7 3PY, England
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A traditional museum with more than 10000 specimens on permanent display.

A traditional museum with more than 10000 specimens on permanent display.

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Amazing finds with a lot of character

I absolutely adore this place. The husband and wife turned from oil to collecting fossils and then expanded to have fossils from all over the world in this fun and full museum... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lauren S
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely adore this place. The husband and wife turned from oil to collecting fossils and then expanded to have fossils from all over the world in this fun and full museum. Everywhere you look there are unique fossils, including whole ichthyosaurs, more trilobites than one can imagine, bird and dinosaur bones and plenty of local finds alongside minerals, maps,... More 

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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly owner gave tips on fossils. The displays are a mix of fossil and nature. The layout was fun, not too serious. You leave having a good understanding of dinosaurs. Nice exhibits. Reasonable cost items to buy. Good place to spend an hour plus absorbed in dinosaur s.

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British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place. There was so much to see! Well worth the price of admission! Take your time and enjoy/1

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the Jurassic Coast we had to see this little museum full with fossils and heaps of information through a lovely exhibition. Some of the pieces are absolutely mind blowing, how they could find them! Not a big place, but it wasn't that busy at all when we visited, which we liked. There is a little gift shop there too,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a visit for my grandson who raves about dinosaurs and he spent much of the visit with his mouth open in awe. There is a lot of interesting information about the exhibits.

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Thank Richard L
Godalming, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

.......get in there and travel back in time for a few hundred million years. This place is a little gem. Kids love it (including the competition) and adults love because they have no choice. Some one has to help the kids with the spelling. This place has a great amount fossils including 75 kilos of Dino poo. The models are... More 

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Bishops Stortford
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Myself, my husband, my 7 year old and our labradoodle Alfie went here (fab that it was dog friendly). What a smashing little find. Our son loves dinosaurs and has been studying Mary Anning as part of the national curriculum so he found it really interesting. I loved the traditional nature of the museum, the passion of the owner and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Second time we've visited, yes the dinosaurs are basic but that all adds to the charm of this wonderful hidden treasure in Lyme Regis. Absolutely stuffed full of fossils, artefacts and knowledge. You'll struggle to leave not having learnt something! Great part is under 5's are free! Warm, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Experts on fossil hunting in the local area.... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very well laid out and interesting. A great place to take kids, time flies. Wish it were twice as big.

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Thank maacone
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The owner has really put an immense amount of work into the fantastic displays of many types of fossils and stuffed animals. A very interesting interlude before taking a walk around the harbour and visiting the Aquarium. Then, of course, a little refreshment at one of the many watering holes.

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