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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

Reviewed 12 November 2018
South Devon, United Kingdom
Freq. user.

Helpful understanding staff. The staff are friendly,managers, David and Hayley are flexible to help... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Helpful understanding staff. The staff are friendly,managers, David and Hayley are flexible to help guest get the most out of their stay. Visit recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Freqq
Reviewed 6 days ago

My grandson loves dinosaurs and absolutely loved going here will def go again, he loved the dinosaurs and being able to sit on them and to be able to touch them he also loved the quiz and finding the fossils in the sand he didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Louise B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandson there last December and he absolutely loved it. He stuck his head into every dinosaur head possible - the venue encourages it, by the way - and he had a great time. The quiz paper, offered by the staff upon entry,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Graham W
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with the family for the Xmas promotion. Have been before and kids had a good time so went last week. Lovely decorations, fun quiz as usual and very friendly staff. Def recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HBlowers
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Our 3 1/2 year old son is dinosaur mad so when he saw the leaflet advertising this attraction he decided that we had to go! It is designed around children but is filled to the brim with information which would interest both adults and children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Stacey_Plymouth
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Short of having real life dinosaurs, is couldn't have been better! Perfect for any child who loves dinosaurs and also great for adults too, very engaging and interesting for all ages. There's also an optional quiz to do as you go round if you want...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TinBoxTraveller
Reviewed 25 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coconulty
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hollywalford86
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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
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.