World Heritage Museums

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Dinosaur Facts
At present over 700 different species of dinosaurs have been identified and named. However palaeontologists…

Welcome to the Dinosaur Museum

Opening Times

10am – 4pm

For further enquires please phone : 01305 269741


The Museum

Britain's original and award winning attraction, The Dinosaur Museum located in Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, only 7 miles from the Jurassic Coast is a great day out for all the family!

Close to Dorset's World Heritage Jurrassic Coast

The Dinosaur Museum opened in 1984, in Dorchester, gateway to Dorset's World Heritage Jurassic Coast. From the very beginning visitors loved its novel and innovative approach to dinosaurs, and it quickly became the Town's foremost visitor attraction bringing, over the years, millions of dinosaur hungry families and schools to the county town. Read More...