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Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Fab time with young children

I have 2 boys age 2 and 5 who are both obsessed with dinosaurs. Price for entry was fair, with mod... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bobbie S
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Enjoyable

Brilliant hour spent here on a rainy half term day! I think perhaps a cheaper price for children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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!
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“jurassic park” (18 reviews)
“t rex” (14 reviews)
“quiz sheet” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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"craft room"
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"photo opportunities"
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"sand pit"
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"staff were very friendly"
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"small attraction"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have 2 boys age 2 and 5 who are both obsessed with dinosaurs. Price for entry was fair, with mod discount cost £15 for the 4 of us. We parked in the car park next to living coasts which only cost £1per hr. there...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant hour spent here on a rainy half term day! I think perhaps a cheaper price for children but you do get a pass to go again for free. My 4 yr old loved being able to sit on the dinosaurs and plenty of fun...More

Thank cshirine
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your visit, and it's lovely to know that you had a 'brilliant' time exploring the exhibition. The half term Fossil Festival has been very popular and the younger visitors have all loved their prizes for being such brilliant explorers digging...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Our 5 year old granddaughter has just been learning about dinosaurs at school and she was so excited to discover Dinosaur World. She knows a lot of dinosaur information and was happy to fill in the quiz herself, only asking us to do it for...More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Explorers, Thank you so much your review. We like to ensure that our quiz is exciting and interesting to complete, and we change it throughout the year for our seasonal promotions: And it’s brilliant to know that your little explorer enjoyed doing the quiz...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Really small place but they packed so much in. Think it would offer less value for children under 4. We were there about 2 hours and had a great time. Right by the harbour so not difficult to get to - once you’re parked that...More

Thank MHW73
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Dear reviewer, thank you for your kind review, and it’s great to know that you enjoyed your visit. Our exhibition is in an excellent location right beside the harbour, and although we don’t have our own car park, Torquay offers several car parks very close...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Our 3 yr old loves all things dinosaur related so decided to pay the dino world in Torquay a visit and must say we were not dissapointed. The dinosaur models were fantastic, the signage very informative ( if your little ones allow u time to...More

Thank Grace B
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 a always a popular part of the dinosaur world experience and...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were on holiday for the weekend in Torquay with our Grandchildren (aged 2 and 4) and by chance saw an advertisement for this attraction at our Holiday Park. With the seasonal weather (i.e. rain) this looked worth a visit. Our Grandchilden absolutely loved it!...More

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Dear Explorers, Thank you so much for your kind reviews. We encourage visitors to take lots of photos on the way around the exhibition, especially as these photo opportunities differ from other attractions - a photo on a dinosaur is always memorable. The chance to...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Vististed here today with my husband and 3 year old daughter. There is plenty to look at and touch, some of the dinosaurs the children can sit on too which make great pictures! It’s not huge and we had walked round the whole thing in...More

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for your leaving your feedback and review. It’s lovely to know that you and your little explorer had such fun exploring the exhibition, especially the interactive exhibits. We have put a lot of thought into building an exhibition that appeals to...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Def worth a visit, we went here last week, and got a voucher to return again, my nephew really enjoyed it. Friendly helpful staffMore

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

Dear visitor, many thanks for your visit and feedback, and it's great to know that your nephew enjoyed himself. We always find that the visitors who get involved the most enjoy their visit the most. And as we want the experience to be as enjoyable...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We took our Toddler (18mth) not expecting much but to keep us entertained out of the rain. Such a lovely little place ,lots of interaction , corners of interest,pick up, sit on, and play. He loved it. Such lovely staff as well, really helpful and...More

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for your visit and for letting us know how much you enjoyed the exhibition. We work hard to ensure an informative and fun experience for dinosaur fans, so we are very happy to know our efforts are appreciated. And we love...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went to dinosaur world as it was raining and we have always wanted to go. We enjoyed it. The place was busy but we were quickly entered. Price really reasonable and staff friendly. The explained about the place to us on entry and gave...More

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

Dear Reviewer, thank you very much for your lovely review. We try very hard to ensure that there is something to interest all our explorers so it’s brilliant to hear that your oldest and younger two explorers enjoyed the visit. We like to keep our...More

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charlenem497
26 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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