World Heritage Museums

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Dinosaur Facts
Tyrannosaurus rex looked the most ferocious of all the dinosaurs, but in terms of overall cunning, determination…

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We are sorry we are closed at this difficult time during the pandemic and are not able to welcome you. We are working hard to make your visit in a covid-safe environment whilst retaining our usual great experience. We hope to achieve this as soon as possible.

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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...