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Torquays Dinosaur World

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Address: 3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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+44 1803 298779
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11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that...

Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! 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! Whether you are a little dinosaur fan, or even a big one, there's something for everyone to get their teeth in to?

Summer Season

Saturday 1st April - Sunday 10th September

Open every day 11am - last entry 3pm - close 5pm

Only £6.95 per visitor (2 and under free)PLUS pick up the Paleo Pass to get FREE unlimited re-entry for 3 months.

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A surprising find

Right in the heart of Torquay was this cute little place! My daughter being obsessed with dinosaur she loved every moment. Children can sit on the dinosaurs, find the fossils... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Potterspury, United Kingdom
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Potterspury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in the heart of Torquay was this cute little place! My daughter being obsessed with dinosaur she loved every moment. Children can sit on the dinosaurs, find the fossils and even got a little certificate at the end. We had a great afternoon

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

visted on a day trip to Torquay with my two and half year old son who's dinosaur mad. lots to look at and loads of information. was given a quiz to complete while there which my son was to young to do but myself and other half had a bit of fun doing it for him. lots of photo opportunities... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this yesterday with our 4 year old daughter. We all thought that it was excellent value for money and the dinosaur scenes were really well presented and laid out. The sand pit fossil excavations are a good idea for younger children We thought it was fantastic that the kids are encouraged to touch some of the dinosaurs and... More 

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Thank ljl1985
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Dinosaur world, The man who greeted me at the door was very friendly and enthusiastic. I had come alone so he offered to take photos of me next to the models. The models are superb, some life size and some small, all beautifully detailed. There is a fun quiz you can do on your... More 

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Thank anerlie
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent little dinosaur museum, both of my sons loved it and it was one of their favourite places that they visited on holiday. They both enjoyed doing the Easter trail and were thrilled to receive a pack of small fossils as a reward for the trail. They also loved uncovering the fossils in the various sand boxes that were around... More 

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Thank Claire H
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good attraction for children 10 and under, and you would probably spend an hour in there so for a family with 3 children it would work out an expensive attraction just for an hour. They do give you a Paleo Pass which allows you free entry but it is only valid up to 3 months. If this... More 

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Thank higgy76
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

2 year old loved this. Only spent an hour or so here because it's not very big but still great. Son loved searching for fossils in the sand.

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Thank Dawn H
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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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 being able to sit on some of the dinosaurs and also digging for fossils which... More 

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

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 aspects of the exhibition. We always try to make the exhibition a little different during... More 

Hereford
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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 dinosaur information. However, the staff member who questioned them at the end made the hunt... More 

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Thank SueJHereford
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

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 of course dinosaurs to sit on and fossils to discover. Many visitors comment on the... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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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 the kids found exciting and they really enjoyed reading all the facts about the dinosaurs... More 

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