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
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fun even for the grown-ups

We came here as something to do during a rainy day in Torquay and it was just the two of us (mid... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Saz464
,
Wirral, Liverpool
Loved it and learned so much.

We came across this place by accident and decided to go in. We loved it. It is very educational. We... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
DollyHooper
,
Mevagissey, United Kingdom
Read all 411 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1803 298779
Write a ReviewReviews (411)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"jurassic park"
in 18 reviews
"t rex"
in 14 reviews
"quiz sheet"
in 12 reviews
"great quiz"
in 6 reviews
"drawing room"
in 6 reviews
"craft room"
in 6 reviews
"the natural history museum"
in 6 reviews
"interactive parts"
in 5 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 8 reviews
"sand pit"
in 8 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 14 reviews
"small attraction"
in 7 reviews
"little boy"
in 10 reviews
"older children"
in 8 reviews
"rainy day"
in 20 reviews
"value for money"
in 24 reviews
"easter egg hunt"
in 7 reviews
Filter

71 - 80 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We came here as something to do during a rainy day in Torquay and it was just the two of us (mid 20's couple). It was fun and we got stuck in. My partner is really into dinosaurs so he took part in the actual...More

Thank Saz464
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came across this place by accident and decided to go in. We loved it. It is very educational. We did the quiz and got 100% Haha.Kids will love it.More

Thank DollyHooper
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Hello visitors, thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It is always great to hear from some of our many older explorers, especially if they have really engaged with all the exhibition. As you say it is very educational but also lots of fun...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We were really surprised by the scope of this lovely place and the level of appeal and interest for small children and us grown-ups. We had a great time and the welcoming was fantastic. Really well recommended - we will be returning.More

Thank Vince B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Vince, many thanks for your review and we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience. As you suggest there are so many different aspects to the exhibition with information to read, dinosaurs to see and sit on, fossils to discover, the fun explorer...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This was such a nice little dinosaur museum. We decided to visit with our 7 month old son as we are first time parents it was interesting to try some of these attractions out to see if they would be worth going back to when...More

Thank LadyLee22
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Owner at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Dear Explorers, many thanks for your kind comments. The exhibition is designed to appeal to visitors of all age groups from little explorers with their parents to 'big' dinosaur fans, and everything in between. There are lots of interactive exhibits that little explorers can touch...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was our third stop on our torquay tour as my daughter of 9 wanted to go in. I was not that sure as from the outside it does look a little tacky. But once you enter you've just got to say to yourself I'm...More

Thank leedytcher
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Dear Reviewer, thank you for your visit and many thanks for the feedback. We are always really pleased when visitors interact with the exhibits by get up close and personal with the dinosaurs, discover the fossils and take the family explorer quiz. There is a...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Well, what can I say, my cheeks are still aching from smiling and the visit was not even meant to be for my benefit! We went purely to entertain our almost three year old son but it turned out we (mum and dad) and our...More

Thank HappyPippin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Dear reviewer, we are very happy to know that you and your fellow explorers had such a brilliant time during your visit, and we really appreciate your lovely comments. As you experienced there are many different aspects to the exhibition so visitors can not only...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Came here with our 1 year old and he loved it. Loved being able to climb on the dinosaurs and play with the sand finding fossils, great family photo at the end.More

Thank Macauley12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Hi Kim, thank you for your visit and feedback. We have many young visitors aged 1 and2 who absolutely love the dinosaurs that they can sit on, the fossils to discover and the sand pit with the dinosaur toys. And it's good to know that...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My wife dragged me in here to get some photos for our grandson back home. I have to admit it was very enjoyable. The gentleman at entry was very friendly and helpful. He offered us a questionnaire to fill out on the way round and,...More

Thank roycooper1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Dear reviewer, we were very pleased to read your comments as we do indeed have many older dinosaur fans who visit and love the experience. As an older visitor there is loads of detailed information about all the exhibits so that you can read and...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 September 2016

2 small grand kids, and they loved it, they can touch everything and climb on them. Then do colouring. Was a great cheap place .More

Thank Mary B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Dear Mary, many thanks for your visit and review. It is always good to know that visitors have enjoyed themselves and feel that the visit was good value for money. As you say there are lots of exhibits that little explorers can touch and play...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I took my 3 year old and my 11 year old today. We had a really nice day I had read the reviews on here so I never went expecting much but I was surprised as it's all interactive my son was a bit scared...More

Thank tutter80
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Dear visitor, many thanks for your feedback and it's great to know that you and your explorers had such a good experience. As you say there is a lot more to the exhibition than it might seem and we know that visitors love the interactive...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
167891041
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 85 hotels in Torquay
The Regina Hotel
246 reviews
.22 km away
Bay Torbay Hotel
804 reviews
.30 km away
Hotel Peppers
293 reviews
.30 km away
Hotel Barton
154 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Orange Tree Restaurant
1,051 reviews
.11 km away
Saltwater Fish & Chips
288 reviews
.02 km away
Amici
1,647 reviews
.12 km away
The Hole In The Wall
1,302 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Inner Harbour
529 reviews
.11 km away
Living Coasts
2,094 reviews
.28 km away
Princess Theatre
506 reviews
.45 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
charlenem497
26 August 2017|
Answer
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
1
Vote
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
0
Votes
Linda B
28 May 2017|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
PreviousNext
12