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Visited here, because it was a birthday trip, my daughter and I love fossils and unusual things. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharone A
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I love Jurassic Jim store. It has so many treasures and at such bargain prices!! I never leave... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bushcraft B
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We are much more then a fossil and mineral shop . Our opening days are Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CLOSED FROM SUNDAY 4/10/15 until WEDNESDAY 14/10/15
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43 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here, because it was a birthday trip, my daughter and I love fossils and unusual things. It was a very rainy day, but we totally enjoyed the experience, Jurassic Jim was totally engaged with a mother who was seeking out the best fossil to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharone A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Jurassic Jim store. It has so many treasures and at such bargain prices!! I never leave empty handed and always plan to go there whenever I head to the Isle of Wight! Jim is lovely!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bushcraft B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking my 8 year old Grandson to Jurassic Jim to buy some Fossils with his Birthday money was, at first, something I dreaded. As soon as we entered the shop we were met with baskets full of small, cheap 'starter' fossils of all types, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davimel1955
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We popped into the shop whilst on holiday in Shanklin having seen the reviews on trip adviser. My son is fossil mad and this shop was a treasure trove. We could have spent hours in their looking around at all the fossils and crystals. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suejo2013
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fossil shop, found some things for my sons collection we hadn't seen in other shops before, and extremely fairly priced, some unbelievable bargains. You can Follow them on Facebook to see new things as they come in stock, the shop also posts items if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Awsome Rocko r
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A step into Jurassic Park. Huge collection of fossils and stones. The owner is very knowledgeable and happy to help with any questions, is informative and seems to be able to encourage enthusiasm to all age groups. Not overpriced either.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heatherlight2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018

When you arrive as the shop is being shut for the day its a good start when Jim just reopens What an amazing place Jim was so helpful I got so many stones I had been looking for so helpful car now full and will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stephengwalter2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Have been before, bought via Facebook before and this year had items put by to collect on annual island visit. Nothing is too much trouble so much knowledge and such good value

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bfclayton
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 grandsons here for a look round. They were totally fascinated by the whole shop. Even the adults in our group were amazed by the shop. The owner was lovely man who spent along time talking to the boys explaining things to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jackie p
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Went to Shanklin for the day and visited this store. Even though I didn’t buy anything in the shop it has lots of collectors items to buy and all for good value of money, the man at the till was very friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hannah W
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