World Heritage Museums

Opening Times Times may vary at present.

Dinosaur Facts
The tallest dinosaurs were the Brachiosaurid group of sauropods. Their front legs were longer than the…


Open Every Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 4pm. We are CLOSED during the week.


SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - February Half Term - 11th to 19th February - we will be OPEN everyday 10am to 4pm  

For Further information on our opening times please phone 01305 269741.


Please note we no longer sell tickets online. Tickets can only be purchased on entry at the Front of House.


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...