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Dinosaur State Park & Museum

400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
+1 860-529-5816
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Fun For Whole Family

I learned a lot about dinosaurs and fossils. Handicapped Accessible. Allow 2+ hours. Take your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KAB6666
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Concord, New Hampshire
Walk in the swamp with dinosaurs

I love this park to just walk the trails. They’re not long, and there’s one that’s flat. Support... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cynthia g
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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur footprints.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“walking trails” (14 reviews)
“make your own” (9 reviews)
“dino tracks” (7 reviews)
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400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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+1 860-529-5816
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned a lot about dinosaurs and fossils. Handicapped Accessible. Allow 2+ hours. Take your kids.

Thank KAB6666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this park to just walk the trails. They’re not long, and there’s one that’s flat. Support the parks

Thank cynthia g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum for kids (and adults) into dinos. The exhibits and staff do a great job of bringing the large indoor display of dinosaur footprints to life. While staring at real dinosaur tracks with audio of roars and crunching footsteps, you start to visualize...More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the science and the interaction on the inside, seeing the dinosaur footprints and interacting with the exhibits. We were not as enthused with the outdoor hiking, the trails weren't very well kept and the outdoor exhibits were lackluster. The outdoor stuff isn't bad,...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We enjoyed Dinosaur State Park very much today! I went with our 6y old, 8y old, and 10y old. We started out with casting the Eubrontes footprints. HELPFUL to know that if you want to cast the biggest best footprint you need 15 lb of...More

1  Thank rrrrbecca
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I have been to this small park many times, with three small children it was a easy place to go... but beware expensive $6 a person just to look at footprints and two dinosaurs, a "discovery" room over crowded with a field trip of 7-12...More

1  Thank Mhend1
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a wonderful place for children. We did not have children with us and we still enjoyed our visit. It is really amazing to be looking at these dinosaur tracks that are millions of years old. There are many interactive things to hold everyone's...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This park and museum is great for anyone who loves paleontology! There are hundreds of dinosaur tracks as well as educational displays. Most of the tracks are indoors so it's a good place to visit on a rainy day too.

1  Thank Geoeater
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Reading the reviews and looking at pictures, it seemed like this was a small space and wouldn't have much to offer. When visiting, it is a relatively small space, however they used it quite well. My daughter 7 and son 4 loved it. The displays...More

1  Thank TheFormerTraveler
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had a fantastic visit to Dinosaur State Park: two boys aged 5 1/2 and 3 1/2, me (their mom), and my parents. All of us enjoyed it. The boys love dinosaurs (and animals in general). Over the course of our 4-hour visit, we took...More

1  Thank smithie98
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Melanie O
29 January 2017|
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Response from Harvey L | Reviewed this property |
I was there without kids. Very interesting. Well worth a visit. Prints are real.
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Samantha K
12 December 2016|
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Response from Debbie E | Reviewed this property |
If you are just looking for something fun for an hour (or more) to do in the cold, this is great. There is one loop of fossil exhibits, a film and a kids activity area. It would be too cold to walk the trails (but they are... More
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