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Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Fascinating for our young grandchildren

A good start - our party was made very welcome by the friendly guy behind the counter. Our 4 year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cltc43
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Good

We really enjoyed this attraction yes it’s small but if it was any bigger are two year old would of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin W
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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%
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“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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"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 very friendly"
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"activity sheet"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good start - our party was made very welcome by the friendly guy behind the counter. Our 4 year old granddaughter loved the dinosaur exhibits especially the ones that roared and the ones she could sit on, and really enjoyed 'finding' the 'fossils' in...More

Thank cltc43
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this attraction yes it’s small but if it was any bigger are two year old would of lost his interest but we did stay in for around an hour inside. He loved seating on some of the dinosaurs and touching them. The...More

Thank Martin W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small place i was expecting a big place go deep inside but come out very quickly Only few statues are there I think its a waste of money any other place would b a good ideaMore

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Visitor, thank you for your visit. It is disappointing though to see that you did not enjoy the experience, especially with your suggestion that we have 'only few statues'. We have over 40 different museum quality dinosaur models, as well as many interactive exhibits,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly here and made alot of effort with our young sons. There is an activity sheet to complete as you go round the exhibit. We all learnt new facts from our visit and that says alot as our young son is...More

Thank VicG1985
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your visit and kind comments. We work hard to provide lots of fun facts and exciting information about our many different dinosaurs exhibits. The dinosaur quiz is always a popular part of the dinosaur world experience and allows...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

lots of interesting info, and things to look at. the staff were lovely and great with the kids. only one small toilet though.

Thank Kerrie W
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We chose to visit this little gem on a wet morning in Torquay. It just so happened to be the museum’s 8th birthday so there was lots going on that may not be the norm. As part of the visit you could complete a birthday...More

3  Thank Usher7278
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We took my 2 year old thinking he would love it, but when we got inside he had a bit if a melt down and was a bit scared so unfortunately we had to leave. The guy at the desk was so lovely and offered...More

1  Thank Becky D
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Becky, thank your for your kind feedback. I'm sorry that your little one was a little unsure about ths visit this time, but hopefully we will see you again. We do find that visitors who couldn't fully tour the exhibition on the first visit,...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Went here today, my son really enjoyed himself, we also got a voucher to go again. Definitely would recommend on a rainy day.More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear reviewer. Thank you for your visit and feedback. We are happy to hear your son enjoyed our exhibition and are always pleased to read that our visitors recognise our efforts to ensure a unique, fun and informative experience. I am sure your son was...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

If he could visit everyday he would absolutely do so. Really keen on knowing more about Dinosaurs I’ll definitely recommend this place.

Thank Oyinkansola B
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello and thank you for your visits and review. It's always lovely to see familiar faces, especially when they are such rooaarsome explorers. We look forward to see again next visit, all the best, Toby T Rex.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time at Torquay Dinosaur World for my sons 4th birthday party. We had 22 kids with ages ranging from 2 upto 9 and they all had a fantastic time. The staff where exceptional and really helpful including David who took the kids...More

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charlenem497
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
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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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