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Jurassic Coast Trust

Dinosaur Sleepover at Dorset Museum

Dinosaur Sleepover at Dorset Museum

Regular price $32.00 USD
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The Jurassic Coast Trust’s Dinosaur Sleepover returns to Dorset Museum in Dorchester for 2023!

These ever-popular family events feature an evening of fun and varied activities led by our Jurassic Coast experts, plus a film and breakfast, and the chance to spend the night in this beautiful and historic museum in the heart of Dorchester.


2023 dates:

* Wednesday 15 February (half-term week) NOW SOLD OUT

* Saturday 18 March - NOW SOLD OUT



£25.00 per person for both adults and children. Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

Your ticket includes hot chocolate and biscuits in the evening, breakfast in the morning, and tea and coffee for the grown-ups.



Entry to the museum at 5:45pm then activities until 8:40pm, then a two-hour film.

Breakfast starting at 7am and finishing by 8:30am.



* Fossil Polishing - take home your own special souvenir!

* 'Pliosaur’s Lunch' fossil hunt activity in the Natural Dorset Gallery

* Story-time in Hardy’s Dorset Gallery

* Silent disco in the Victorian Hall

* Film screenings (one for older and one for younger children)


Sleeping arrangements:

All attendees bring a sleeping bag and roll mat/air mattress and sleep in either the Victorian Hall or Learning Base areas of the museum.



This event is recommended for children aged 6-12 years, and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. We ask that parents and carers please use discretion when booking your tickets to decide if the event is appropriate for your children. Any questions please contact us.

After booking, you'll receive comprehensive information on what to bring along with you a little nearer the date of the event.

All proceeds go to the Jurassic Coast Trust, looking after England’s only Natural World Heritage Site for present and future generations to enjoy. Registered Charity 1101134.


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