Whats On during the Summer Half Term at The Etches Collection

All Week -   Fossil Mould Painting.  Paint your very own ammonite, T-Rex or Dippy the Dinosaur! £5.

Other Activities on at the Museum: 

Excavation Pit, Monster Checklists - how many Jurassic reptiles can you see in our CGI imagery, childrens Fossil Workbooks, Dino Colouring & Jurassic Art Competition, Activity Sheets, our new DINO CORNER with Dino toys, dress up, books and more, Lucky Dip. Take a closer look at our handling collection using our FOUR state of the art microscopes!.



Kimmeridge Bay Tours  

DUE TO RESTART SEPTEMBER!!!!! (Due to the conditions at the bay during the summer months, we are unable to conduct tours of the bay as the shale beds become covered in seaweed, covering the fossils)

Come and spend a couple of hours in the company of the universally acclaimed fossil collector, Steve Etches.

Tickets need to be purchased in advance from the admission desk either in person or by phone 01929 270000.


Adult £15.00

*Child (5-16 years) £8.00    

*All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Please note these trips are not suitable for buggies or wheelchairset 

The following dates are currently available (weather permitting). Bay tour 

tickets do not include entrance to the museum gallery.

For further information please call 01929 270 000

or email