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Fossils Galore

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Very unexpected for March!

When we moved to March a couple of years ago we were surprised to find this place. It took us quite... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
March, United Kingdom
Small but perfectly formed

We went here on a whim on our daughter's eighth birthday. It is a small place but the people bring... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Ian W
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Welcome to Fossils Galore, Fossils Galore is a non-profit education centre that started in 2002 as a website for round the world fossil and crystal enthusiasts, this then grew and became the centre it is today. The aim of the centre is to educate...more
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60 High Street, March PE15 9LD, England
+44 1354 278089
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All reviews my son gold panning tea room sand pit shark teeth take home gift shop knowledgeable staff fossil hunt year olds couple of hours little gem easter holidays would recommend a visit an amazing place enjoyable visit many thanks
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

When we moved to March a couple of years ago we were surprised to find this place. It took us quite a while to get round to going. And in some ways, once we did, it was a bit disappointing, as it's quite a small...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sebulus-Palmer
jamiej158, Owner at Fossils Galore, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

Hello Sebulus-palmer, Thank you for your review but I’m unsure what has happened here as by the sounds of it you only saw our gift shop. We have over 4000sqf of space of things to see and do such as: Museum (continuously changing), educational cinema,...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018

We arrived and was taken round by an 8 year old child I asked four questions off which they couldn't answer any it seemed to be run by young adults and all they did while we were in their presence was argue it left us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jamiej158, Owner at Fossils Galore, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Hello Carole, I apologise for any inconvenience caused during your visit. We have over 25 posters up around the centre with stand out text saying “if you have any questions please speak to our resident Palaeontologist”. Our adult team members are always very happy to...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

We went here on a whim on our daughter's eighth birthday. It is a small place but the people bring it to life. She loved the activities in the garden (she likes digging in sand and finding things anyway!) and the 'guide' with us (Carl)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian W
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Myself and my boyfriend love everything prehistoric and we were in heaven in fossils galore. We walked in had a little browse in the shop then we were offered a tour of the museum and a sneak peak behind the scenes. IT WAS BRILLIANT!!! the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mckinlay h
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I went on a school trip here with my sons school! The activities were really engaging! The staff were very knowledgeable and the kids enjoyed every second. There was plenty to do, fossil hunting ( they got to take some home each) was a firm...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank EmmaF198
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you fossils galore my children had a wonderful time today doing the activities and we all learnt a lot from the very knowledgeable staff, Scarlett did a wonderful job talking us through the activities and the chap working on the iguanodon was only to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Terri O
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Wow what an amazing shop. I wish I had taken my two boys into it sooner. They had lots of different activities and all for a really good price (£3 each). We could have spent all day there as there is also a little cafe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank selinaf301
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited to see the iguanadon we saw in the paper and it was just as good as we imagined, Jamie and his team are very knowledgeable and are very happy to tell us more than we asked for. The activities are easy to do...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gary T
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I went here today and a wonderful time lots of activity to do and lots to see Hollie was extremely help can’t wait to go back thank you

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely time with four kids aged 5-9 today. The activities were appropriate for all and we spent the day at the centre looking at and doing everything. The goodies the kids get to take home are also brilliant as they remember more and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank leila h
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14 July 2018|
Response from jamiej158 | Property representative |
Apologies we are closed on Sundays but are looking to maybe open on Sundays soon. Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for when this might be.
Jayne H
11 April 2018|
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Response from jamiej158 | Property representative |
Free admission. But pay as you go on the activities.
10 February 2018|
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Response from jamiej158 | Property representative |
The downstairs is disabled friendly.