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Worth stopping by, its a bit of a hidden gem. Nice lady working there gave a history of the local... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Daniel S
Overland Park, Kansas
Very good small museum for dinosaur hunters!

Worth visiting this small museum before heading down to Staffin beach to look for the dinosaur... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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6 Ellishadder, Staffin IV51 9JE, Scotland
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Worth stopping by, its a bit of a hidden gem. Nice lady working there gave a history of the local dinosaur fossils. Bring some cash to tip them. There's also a great little picture shop next door (We got some great framed photos) for coffee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting this small museum before heading down to Staffin beach to look for the dinosaur footprints. This small museum only takes about 15 minutes to go round but give lots of good information about the fossils found in the area and the location of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The chap who owns this property started looking in to fossils when he was 15. There is so much information he was willing to share, we also were nformedof how ,muc the area had changed in 40 years. Brilliant

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are traveling through the Isle of Sky then definitely stop in to see this collection of fossils- the owner is very knowledgable and passionate about what he does, we really enjoyed chatting to him and getting advice on where to look for some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KirstRoeg
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This fascinating little museum only costs £2 to enter and the story of the discovery of the dinosaur footprints in the ancient mud flats so recently was fascinating. The Sauropod Humorous bone was an interesting relic too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank I H
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This museum is a hidden gem. Tucked just off the main road the one room museum room it is filled with interesting objects and fossils, including plasters of dinosaur footprints. The gentleman was very knowledgeable and we learnt so much. The cost of £2 was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bridget P
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This museum is really one room and for what you pay (2 pounds) it's worth it. The lady we interacted with while we were there was nice and welcoming and as geologists we enjoyed looking at the local fossil finds.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnaPtx
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Along Isle of Skye’s Jurassic coast, in the little village of Staffin, housed in an old crofter’s cottage, the Staffin Dinosaur Museum. Stepping across the stone threshold, visitors are greeted by owner, Dugald Ross, the prestigious 2017 Mary Anning Paleontology Award recipient. A charming man,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rweberstudio
Reviewed August 30, 2018

If you're fascinated by fossils and dinosaurs then I expect this is worth visiting, and I imagine kids would like it, particularly as other reviewers say the owner is very knowledgeable about all the exhibits. But it's a tiny place, just one room, and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We really enjoyed our recent visit to the museum. The curator was very friendly and knowledgeable and happily answered any of our questions.Our son is 11yrs old and a dinosaur expert so he was delighted to meet like equally enthusiastic staff at the museum. £5...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Linda B
July 12, 2018|
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Honestly don’t know but the gentleman at the museum is very knowledgeable about the isle