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Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Perfect for our dinosaur enthusiast!

The staff were very friendly here and made alot of effort with our young sons. There is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VicG1985
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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great for kids

lots of interesting info, and things to look at. the staff were lovely and great with the kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kerrie 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%
Travellers talk about
“jurassic park” (17 reviews)
“t rex” (14 reviews)
“quiz sheet” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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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"jurassic park"
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"t rex"
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"quiz sheet"
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"loves dinosaurs"
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"craft room"
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"model dinosaurs"
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"fossil hunting"
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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 really friendly"
in 8 reviews
"great for kids"
in 14 reviews
"rainy day"
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"little boy"
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"easter egg hunt"
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Reviewed 2 days 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Shurwood
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great little town lovely . Lots of shops great places to eat lovely Gardens and not far away from other towns

Thank Fiona831
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant experience. Staff are friendly and welcoming and so eager to get you involved. Did the Easter egg hunt and they let us back in later on in the day FOC. They do a return pass for 3 months free as well. Excellent...More

Thank Ben M
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ben, many thanks for your feedback and we’re really happy to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition as we have put a lot of heart and soul into making the experience fun, interesting and educational. We value all our visitors, especially our little ones,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had been looking for something to do over the easter hold that wouldn't cost to much. Our 4 year old son loves dinosaurs and we thought this place would be good. The entry price is well worth it. There is so much to see...More

Thank Georgina G
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear reviewer, thank you so much for your lovely comments - we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Dinosaur World. We like to make our promotions, such as Easter, as fun, interesting and exciting as possible, so it is always...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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