Dinosaur Sleepover at Dorset Museum

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Jurassic Coast Trust’s Dinosaur Sleepover

These 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.


Upcoming date(s):

* Wednesday 25th October (Half-Term Special)
* December (date TBC)


£25.00 per person for both adults and children. Recommended 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.

With some refreshments being kindly supplied by Dorset Tea https://dorsettea.co.uk/



To be confirmed, but will include Geology-based activities, a Silent Disco in the Victorian Hall (sponsored by Dorset Tea) and two special film screenings (one for older and one for younger children).



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.

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

Map & Directions

Dinosaur Sleepovers 2023


Dorset Museum, High W St, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA
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Call direct on:

Tel01308 807000

Opening Times

Wednesday 25 October (25 Oct 2023 - 26 Oct 2023)

* Timings for both events are from 5:45pm - 8:00am approximately

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