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Dinostar - The Dinosaur Experience

Visit Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience - the exciting, interactive dinosaur museum. A children's museum with dinosaurs!

Highlights include a Tyrannosaurus rex skull, Triceratops bones you can touch and our interactive Sand Box where you can build a volcano!

Our dinosaur and fossil shop offers genuine and replica fossils plus a range of dinosaur toys, all at reasonable prices.

Dinostar, Yorkshire's only dinosaur visitor attraction, is on Humber Street - in the Fruit Market area of Hull's city centre.

We are close to The Deep and Hull marina.

Dinosaurs you can see, touch, hear and even smell! Hull's own natural history museum. Ideal for children of all ages!

Opening Times

11am to 5pm
(last admission 4:15pm)
Every Saturday and Sunday
and every day during the
school summer holidays from
Saturday 20th July until
Sunday 1st September

There is no need to book

Admission Prices

Adults £4

Children £2

Senior Citizens £2

Family Ticket £10

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Dinostar welcomes everyone to our Dinosaur Experience.

There is a level entry into our building and there are no steps within our galleries.

Our first floor gallery is accessed via a flight of stairs. If you are unable to use the stairs, you will be admitted free to our ground floor galleries.

Our galleries are well-lit and our information cards are printed in a large, clear font. Assistance dogs are welcomed.

You can read our Access Statement by clicking here.

If you have any questions regarding visits to Dinostar, please feel free to contact us.

Find Us

Dinostar is on the corner of Humber Street and Queen Street close to Victoria Pier and Hull marina in the Fruit Market area of Hull city centre. We are a two-minute walk (or a ten-minute drive!) from The Deep.

If you are arriving by car, you should follow signs to Fruit Market from Castle Street (A63), or use post code HU1 1TH on your Satnav.

From the West: from the A63 (Castle Street) turn left onto Market Place (look out for golden King William on his horse); turn right onto Liberty Lane (look for the Fruit Market signs); turn right onto High Street, go under Myton Bridge and look out for Dinostar straight ahead of you.

*** The Market Place sliproad from A63 (Castle Street) is currently closed for roadworks. Please follow the yellow diversion signs for "Market Place" which take you to the Fruit Market before you reach Market Place. ***

From the East: as you come over Myton Bridge (next to the Tidal Barrier) take the slip road to the left. Turn left onto Queen Street, Dinostar is on your right.

There is free on-street parking with a three-hour limit in the surrounding area. There is the Fruit Market Multi-Storey Car Park on Blackfriargate (overlooked by Myton Bridge). At weekends there is an additional car park on High Street 200 yards south of Liberty Lane, a two-minute walk from Dinostar.

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School Trips

School Visits to Dinostar are welcomed, even when Dinostar is not open to the public. Groups of up to 60 can be accommodated.

Quiz sheets and "stamp collection" sheets are provided free of charge. Teachers are invited to make free familiarisation visits whenever Dinostar is open to the public.

Contact us for prices and availability.


Dinostar offers Dinosaur Workshops in schools. The workshops feature interactive, hands-on sessions illustrated with some of Dinostar's fascinating collection of dinosaur exhibits. Pupils get an opportunity to study replica and genuine dinosaur fossils at close quarters.

We are prepared to run Workshops anywhere in the country and we will give you a fixed price including all travel expenses.

Virtual Dinosaur Workshops are also available. Workshops are run from our museum via Zoom or Teams.

For full details visit our Dinosaur Workshops web site.

Science Festivals

Dinosaur Workshops can also be arranged for science festivals, in visitor attractions and at holiday parks.

Dinostar took part in, among others, Edinburgh International Science Festival in 2016, TechFest Aberdeen in 2018 & 2019 and Falkirk Science Festival in 2024.

We have also run dinosaur events at The Deep, Jarrow Hall, Eureka:The Children's Museum, RHS Harlow Carr, holiday parks, Scout camps and even Lingfield Park and Newmarket racecourses.

About Us

At Home

Our companion site Design Tasks for Kids, produced by The Junior Design Factory, has fun activities, crafts, videos and games on a dinosaur theme allowing you continue your Dinosaur Experience even when you get home.

In Schools

We provide Dinosaur Workshops in schools, visitor attractions and science festivals. Since 2005 Dinostar has visited over 1300 schools and over 100,000 children have enjoyed our workshops.

Visit our Dinosaur Workshops web site here for full details.


With over 20 years' experience of building and operating a successful privately-funded visitor attraction, we can offer our advice and guidance to you.

If you have an idea for your own visitor attraction (it doesn't have to be on a dinosaur theme) contact us to see how we can help.

Contact Us


28-29 Humber Street

Fruit Market




Telephone: 01482 320424

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