World Heritage Museums

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Dinosaur Facts
The smallest fully-grown fossil dinosaur is the little bird-hipped plant-eater like lesothosaurus, which…

CORONAVIRUS

Owing to the current COVID-19 situation The Dinosaur Museum is CLOSED. Please keep checking the website and social media for further information. We look forward to welcoming you to the museum once the present situation has passed.

The Dinosaur 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...