World Heritage Museums

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Dinosaur Facts
The first discovery of dinosaur remains in North America was made in 1854 by Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden…

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OMICRON: CHANGES TO OPENING TIMES

Following government guidelines The Museum has a restricted schedule and will only be open at weekends and school holidays from 10am to 4pm until further notice.  

HOWEVER BEFORE VISITING PLEASE PHONE 01305 269741 TO CHECK THAT WE ARE ABLE TO OPEN.

A thorough Covid-safe risk assessment has been made and as a result we have been listed on Visit England's Good To Go Covid-Safe visits.

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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...