Kimmeridge Bay Tours ARE BACK for 2019!!!

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.

DATES AVAILABLE (weather permitting):

Sunday 20th January at 12.30pm

Sunday 3rd February at 12.30pm

Monday 18th February at 12.00pm

Sunday 24th February at 2.45pm

Sunday 10th March at 2.30pm

Sunday 24th March at 2.30pm

Sunday 7th April at 2.30pm

Wednesday 17th April at 11.30am

Monday 22nd April at 2.30pm


Adult £15.00

*Child (5-16 years) £8.00    

Family (2 Adult & 2 Children) £38.00

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

Please note these trips are not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs.

Bay tour tickets do not include entrance to the museum gallery, dogs are not permitted on the tours.

For further information and to book please call 01929 270 000

or email

Whats On at The Etches Collection

Be the first to use PalaeoGo! and Zappar!   PalaeoGo! is an amazing new Iphone/Ipad app created by Bournemouth University that was launched at the Etches Collection this summer featuring virtual dinosaurs, prehistoric reptiles and marine creatures!  Zappar is a smartphone app where you can collect your very prehistoric creatures.  Visit the museum and using your phone join in the fun hunting down your very own prehistoric predator!!


Every Day:-

Fossil Mould painting

Fossil excavation pit

Quizzes, activities and worksheets to test your Jurassic knowledge

Fossil Friday – bring your own fossils to the museum, examine them in close up with our microscope and have our resident expert Steve Etches identify them

Design O Saur Competition

Check out our BRAND NEW educational displays and BRAND NEW Plesiosaur exhibit!