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Dinosaur Gardens

11160 US Highway 23 S, Ossineke, MI 49766-9584
+1 989-471-5477
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Loved it!

I took my nieces and nephew (ages 8, 5, and 4) here for the day and we loved it! They had so much... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
trishadepasquale
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Plantation, Florida
Gotta see it to believe it

Surprisingly challenging mini golf, but we had a good time. The dinosaur gardens were hilarious... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
OriginalFrau
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Macomb, Michigan
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11160 US Highway 23 S, Ossineke, MI 49766-9584
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I took my nieces and nephew (ages 8, 5, and 4) here for the day and we loved it! They had so much fun looking at the dinosaurs while walking through the gardens. The highlight though was panning for the gemstones. The look on my...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Surprisingly challenging mini golf, but we had a good time. The dinosaur gardens were hilarious - definitely good photo ops.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had stumbled on this place more than twenty years ago and loved it. We saw that it had changed hands and were kind of afraid to go back, but no worries! The current owners have lovingly restored the exhibits as well as adding a...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

When I was a child my family visited this concrete dinosaur park, and I recently returned with my siblings. The owners are newish, and the shop and grounds have been well maintained or restored. This is (one of the last) old-school, tourist trappy and kitchy...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Obscure Kitsch: I am about it. I loved this place, even in spite of the bugs and pollen. It is just so delightfully WEIRD. The history behind Dinosaur Gardens is fascinating, and I really enjoyed getting to check out the sculptures, up close and personal....More

1  Thank evilcomeevil_go_go
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Dinosaur gardens was great time and money spent. The place is clean and well organized. The staff were friendly and very helpful. The path you walk is flat, so pushing a stroller or wheel chair is easy. If its been raining it will be muddy....More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We took our toddler to visit Dinosaur Gardens, who we thought would really love seeing all of the dinosaurs on the walking tour. The attraction is set in a beautiful forest, so the walk through the woods viewing the dinosaurs is very pleasant, with a...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is one of those attractions that my Dad wouldn't stop for when we traveled north. We took 4 young children ages 2-7 and had a great time! The loop is about 1/2 mile long and just fun to walk with an added attraction of...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I only included a couple of the pictures we took. Since most roadside attractions like this are falling into disrepair, it's nice to see that this one is being kept together. There are several dinosaurs to see here. The price was good. You start and...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised. I thought it was a little pricey for the .5 mile walk, but the kids did enjoy it. The statues are slightly exaggerated in size, but I guess that's what makes them so amazing. We...More

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