We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
Review Highlights
Visit with granddaughter

Our 5 year old granddaughter has just been learning about dinosaurs at school and she was so... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Surrey, England
Small but brilliant

Really small place but they packed so much in. Think it would offer less value for children under... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
via mobile
Read all 409 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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%
Travellers talk about
“jurassic park” (18 reviews)
“t rex” (14 reviews)
“quiz sheet” (12 reviews)
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
Write a Review
Reviews (409)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 406 reviews

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

Thank PFJones
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
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
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

Thank KeithMajor
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
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 staff

Thank Shurwood
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
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
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

While small, there's plenty inside to keep you occupied for a few hours. Its absolutely perfect for dinosaur lovers, with lots of information and interactive activities to keep little ones entertained. The staff were very friendly and helpful as well! Dog and pram friendly (although...More

Thank greatgadsby97
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit here mainly because it was raining. We had walked past a few times and almost scoffed of the idea of going in as expected a few plastic dinosaurs and it to be a rip off. To be fair it was about...More

Thank Andy R
Nearby Restaurants
The Orange Tree Restaurant
1,034 reviews
.11 km away
Harbour Kitchen
377 reviews
.07 km away
Saltwater Fish & Chips
276 reviews
.02 km away
The Hole In The Wall
1,285 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Inner Harbour
518 reviews
.11 km away
Living Coasts
2,072 reviews
.35 km away
Princess Theatre
497 reviews
.45 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Charlene M
26 August 2017|
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
Lauren F
7 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Linda B
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.