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Torquays Dinosaur World

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A greta small family attraction for rainy days in South Devon

We loved our visit to Dinosaur World with our five and three-year-old girls. My eldest enjoyed the... read more

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South Devon, United Kingdom
Good activity for kids

We’ve been here once before when our son was 6 months- something to do on a rainy day. This time he... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 October 2011

My husband and I visited this attraction during a holiday to Torquay in September 2011. It does not appear much from the outside but inside it is much bigger than we expected. The man on the front desk welcomed us and seemed to enjoy his...More

5  Thank JerseyGirl1981
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

After waiting ten minutes to be served by the one member of staff we were extremely disappointed! Having a dinosaur mad 5 year old with us we've seen a lot of dinosaur attractions over the past few years..... This was basically a shop with some...More

5  Thank foodmole
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2014

Dear reviewer, I’m extremely sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your visit. We put an enormous amount of time and effort into not only the exhibition but also our customer service so that we can give the best possible experience. However, it...More

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Reviewed today

We loved our visit to Dinosaur World with our five and three-year-old girls. My eldest enjoyed the quiz and my youngest was thrilled to be able to climb on some of the model dinosaurs. Despite being small, you could spend a few hours here if...More

Thank TinBoxTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my little ones yesterday and they absolutely loved it! They are crazy about dinosaurs and there was lots to see. Even I learnt a lot! Well worth a visit.

Thank Coconulty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little concerned that my husband and friend who are both less interested in dinosaurs than me might find it a bit childish. needn't have been concerned. we arrived quite early, and had much of the visit with few other people there. by...More

Thank RattusNorvegicus
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Went here two weeks ago (as it was raining) and it's ok...nothing amazing...and personally not worth the money. It isn't huge...some of the displays look old and dusty. Kids liked it, but were more excited about the gift shop at the end. Worth a look...but...More

Thank hollywalford86
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Dinosaur world today with our 18 month old Dinosaur obsessed son. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and thought it was all very well laid and thought out. Great value for money, the entry fee I feel was very fair and the shop was...More

Thank Wander779867
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here once before when our son was 6 months- something to do on a rainy day. This time he was 4 years old. I really enjoy it there, the only down side is it’s a bit small and when it’s busy it’s a...More

Thank BigBirdx
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We chose to go here as it is all indoors and it was a very rainy day. Turned out everyone else had the same idea too so it was very busy and difficult to get round and enjoy the interactive bits sometimes. Our 3 year...More

Thank DanLamb86
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Took my 5 year old son to Dinosaur World and wasn't disappointed. It looks small from the outside but inside there's lots of dinosaurs and information. It took me a while to find some of the answers from the quiz you're given but wanted my...More

Thank emlan4941
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My kids really enjoyed it here and it certainly helped to pass a morning on our Holidays. Its by no means a full day out but 2 to 3 hours can easily be spent here reading all the really good information boards and viewing the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If your children love dinosaurs this is a fantastic place to go, but not on busy days. The dinosaurs are realistic looking and the information about each dinosaur was fantastic reads. We didn't stay to long as it was so busy myself and my 10yr...More

Thank Charlotte H
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25 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
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
28 May 2017|
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.