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Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Would recommend a visit

We stopped by Dinosaur world while on holiday in Torquay. It cost £28 for two adults and two... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
DaniK1982
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Good fun, but expensive

We enjoyed our visit with our two grandchildren, but felt that it was expensive for an hour's... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
SueJHereford
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Hereford
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Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition of dinosaurs and fossils! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about these awesome beasts, uncover incredible fossils, enjoy our family quiz, and even sit on a deadly dinosaur! See the world of dinosaur brought to life - whether you are little dinosaur fans, or even a big ones, there's something for everyone to get their teeth in to!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jurassic park” (17 reviews)
“t rex” (14 reviews)
“quiz sheet” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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+44 1803 298779
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"loves dinosaurs"
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"craft room"
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"model dinosaurs"
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"fossil hunting"
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"great quiz"
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"drawing room"
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"interactive parts"
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"photo opportunities"
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"sand pit"
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"staff were really friendly"
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"little boy"
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped by Dinosaur world while on holiday in Torquay. It cost £28 for two adults and two children. We were greated by a very friendly gentleman on the front desk who gave us an Easter hunt trail to follow. My children had great fun...More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear reviewer, thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review. It’s wonderful to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves. We are so glad that your children made the most of all the opportunities we offer and spent lots of time exploring the different...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

We enjoyed our visit with our two grandchildren, but felt that it was expensive for an hour's entertainment. There was lots of information and everything was very 'hands on' for the children. They loved the Easter Egg hunt, but it distracted them from the interesting...More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear Visitor, thank you for your visit and feedback. And it's great to know that your grandchildren enjoyed the visit. As you say there are many different aspects to the exhibition such as the detailed information posters about dinosaurs, the fun family explorer quiz and...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Me, my mum and my daughter age 9 and son age 3 visited the weekend while on a caravan holiday. We were greeted by very friendly staff who gave the kids an Easter quiz to do while walking around, it was an Easter theme which...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

There are lots to see here and quite of few of the exhibits children can sit of to have photos taken. There are also some fossil hunting areas to dig around in in the sand to find bones, fossil and the like. There is a...More

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TobyTrex, Owner at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear reviewer, thank you for your lovely review and for coming to visit us. It is very nice to see you and your explorers had a great time at Dinosaur World. I am glad you appreciated the interactive nature of the exhibition and I am...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

My two year old grandson is dinosaur mad so for his birthday treat he had a visit to Dinosaur World. He enjoyed everything except when the tyrannosaurus roared - but then he didnt like roaring lions at paignton zoo!More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear reviewer, thank you for your visit and feedback. It's brilliant to know that Leo enjoyed his birthday visit. Even if he didn't like the roaring T Rex, I'm sure he was brave enough to sit on dinosaurs and discover all the exciting fossils. Well...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

A really great place to visit with kids, lots to see and do also the staff are brilliant, Well worth a visit !!More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Dear Reviewer, many you very much for your lovely feedback. It always makes our day knowing the visitors enjoy the experience as we work hard on making the exhibition as fun, entertaining and educational as possible. It always makes our day when we have visitors...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It looked like a shop from the outside.. 18 pounds for 3 of us was a bit pricy for the hour we spent there as the boys were too young to care about the quiz. The guy was very nice talkative and helpful at the...More

1  Thank Roxie C
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your visit and I'm really happy to hear that the kids enjoyed the experience. I'm sure that, like all visitors, they enjoyed seeing, touching and sitting on dinosaurs and discovering all the amazing fossils, even if they were too young...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What an absolute gem this place is! It's hidden just by the seafront, and is an Aladdin's cave of prehistory inside! It's a really great museum, very interactive and informative. My 5 year old loved it. There was a great quiz to take us round,...More

1  Thank weeny_mel
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear visitor, many thanks for your kind comments regarding your recent visit. It is always great to know whether visitors enjoy the experience, so we are very happy to hear that you fully engaged with the exhibition and that your little explorer loved it. It...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Took my son here who is dinosaur mad. Didn't expect it to be as good as it was. The dinosaur models are really good and they allow children to sit on them for pictures. There are little digs around the venue where explorers can uncover...More

1  Thank Melanie E
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Explorers, thank you so much for your visit and lovely feedback. We put a lot of time and effort into providing an experience that is fun, educational and exciting, especially for our little explorers who love being able to touch and sit on the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

very entertaing for children although we had none with us we had a look round it was right by the marinaMore

Thank 209958Sue
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello and thank you for leaving a review. It's great to know that, just like many older visitors, you enjoyed the exhibition. Dinosaur World is like a museum in that we have very good quality exhibits and well research detailed information about dinosaurs, which is...More

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charlenem497
26 August 2017|
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Response from Mark0751 | Reviewed this property |
there is a small part which is upstairs but this can be missed out, the rest is easily accessible
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Lauren F
7 August 2017|
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Response from TobyTrex | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, Thanks for getting in touch. We do have many explorers of this age who enjoy the visit because there are many interactive aspects to the exhibition. Explorers can touch and sit on dinosaurs, discover fossils in... More
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Linda B
28 May 2017|
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Response from TobyTrex | Property representative |
Hi Linda, thanks for your enquiry. All visitors pay the child price of £6.95 as we don't charge extra for adults. The entry price also includes free unlimited re-entry for months. All the best, Toby T Rex.
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