The Etches Collection - Museum of Jurassic Marine Life

Museum of Jurassic Marine Life Kimmeridge

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.00 per ticket
Children (5 - 16 years)£4.50 per ticket
Children under 5 yearsFree
Family ticket (1 adult + 3 children)£18.00 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children)£22.50 per ticket

Special concessions: if you are a group, school, educational institution or university please contact.

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Last ticketed entrance to the Museum is at 4.15pm.
Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
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Tel01929 270000



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    Recent Reviews:

    • April J
      Cambridge, United Kingdom
      Highly recommend visiting this fascinating museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th November 2021
      A must visit for those passionate about fossil hunting, dinosaurs, pterosaurs and prehistoric marine creatures. This museum not only looks beautiful from the outside, having been aesthetically built... Read full review
    • Tracey M
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      A very well thought out museum with something for everyone.
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 31st December 2021
      This is a fantastic museum showcasing the fossil collection of Dr Steve Etches. It's very informative and well thought out. My daughter (8) was fascinated. She really enjoyed using the iPad (free) to... Read full review
    • 901es
      Fantastic for young childern
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 23rd March 2022
      Visited on a Saturday in March, not to busy which was good. Had plenty of time to walk around. Grandson really enjoyed the visit. Would highly recommend Read full review


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