The Art of Fossil Hunting: Private Gallery Group Tour at Dale Rogers Ammonite

The Art of Fossil Hunting: Private Gallery Group Tour at Dale Rogers Ammonite

Belgravia, London

£125

“Dale Rogers’ reputation as the Indiana Jones of fossil-hunting is instantly confirmed by a visit to his treasure-filled cave” Financial Times

Why we love it

Situated in London's premier design district, fossil collector Dale Rogers opened the doors of his Pimlico Road gallery to share the breathtaking collection of specimens that he has personally collected over the past 30 years. Enjoy a private after-hours tour of the gallery - where influential interior designers and international art collectors flock to purchase the most rare and interesting pieces available in the world - and discover a rare insight into the world of fossils, crystals and minerals.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a private after-hours tour of the Dale Rogers Ammonite gallery for any group size from two to six people
  • Get an up-close look at the world-class collection of fossils and minerals discovered by "real life Indiana Jones", Dale Rogers
  • Led by a gallery expert, learn about the stories behind the gallery’s key pieces
  • Optional: For a supplement, add fine dining from a wide selection of nearby restaurants - contact Truly for recommendations

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

Dale Rogers has been described by The Telegraph as "the Indiana Jones of fossil and mineral hunting", and since 1986 has been sourcing the world's most unique fossils and minerals. Over 30 years he has amassed a world-class collection of specimens.

Situated in London's upmarket design hub of Pimlico Road, the Dale Rogers Ammonite gallery features some of Earth’s most breathtaking examples of natural history that have formed over the past 450 million years, each with its own unique story. The gallery is a hotspot where influential interior designers, architects, and international art collectors visit to view and purchase Dale's finds; considered the most impressive collection of rare and interesting pieces currently available on the world stage today.

Some notable pieces in the collection include a 10,000-year-old cave bear skeleton from Romania, a 90-million-year old fossilised crocodile from Morocco and a complete Gorgosaurus skeleton cast. The collection also includes a large range of beautiful crystals and minerals. Ranging from large glittering amethyst showstoppers to more unusual and intricate pieces such as a rare tourmaline and smoky quartz, the unique collection includes some of the world's most fascinating finds.

Led by a gallery expert, this exclusive-to-Truly experience gives you the chance to gain an extraordinary insight into the art of fossil collecting. You’ll also receive a full rundown on some of the key pieces, the fascinating stories behind them, and the journey that they took to get here.

Description

Dale Rogers has been described by The Telegraph as "the Indiana Jones of fossil and mineral hunting", and since 1986 has been sourcing the world's most unique fossils and minerals. Over 30 years he has amassed a world-class collection of specimens.

Situated in London's upmarket design hub of Pimlico Road, the Dale Rogers Ammonite gallery features some of Earth’s most breathtaking examples of natural history that have formed over the past 450 million years, each with its own unique story. The gallery is a hotspot where influential interior designers, architects, and international art collectors visit to view and purchase Dale's finds; considered the most impressive collection of rare and interesting pieces currently available on the world stage today.

Some notable pieces in the collection include a 10,000-year-old cave bear skeleton from Romania, a 90-million-year old fossilised crocodile from Morocco and a complete Gorgosaurus skeleton cast. The collection also includes a large range of beautiful crystals and minerals. Ranging from large glittering amethyst showstoppers to more unusual and intricate pieces such as a rare tourmaline and smoky quartz, the unique collection includes some of the world's most fascinating finds.

Led by a gallery expert, this exclusive-to-Truly experience gives you the chance to gain an extraordinary insight into the art of fossil collecting. You’ll also receive a full rundown on some of the key pieces, the fascinating stories behind them, and the journey that they took to get here.

We also recommend

  • Take in some art and culture at the Saatchi Gallery beforehand
  • Visit Galante for some cocktails with an Argentine heritage
  • Make dinner reservations to follow your experience - contact Truly for nearby recommendations and pricing

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

After-hours tours can be held on Saturdays at 5.15pm or Wednesdays at 6.15pm, and last between 45 and 60 minutes.

Tours can accommodate any group size up to a maximum of six people.

Guests can pay for any additional products or services desired on the day.

Note that at least 48 hours’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

We also recommend

  • Take in some art and culture at the Saatchi Gallery beforehand
  • Visit Galante for some cocktails with an Argentine heritage
  • Make dinner reservations to follow your experience - contact Truly for nearby recommendations and pricing

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

After-hours tours can be held on Saturdays at 5.15pm or Wednesdays at 6.15pm, and last between 45 and 60 minutes.

Tours can accommodate any group size up to a maximum of six people.

Guests can pay for any additional products or services desired on the day.

Note that at least 48 hours’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

77 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8PH

Dale Rogers Ammonite 77 Pimlico Road, London SW1W 8PH

The Art of Fossil Hunting: Private Gallery Group Tour at Dale Rogers Ammonite

Reviews

  • Good Experience

    My husband and son felt like it was a private museum.

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