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Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience

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Address: 28-29 Humber Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1TH, England
Phone Number: +44 1482 320424
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Kids enjoyed it

It's well hidden away in the back streets, but ample parking around the area. The place itself is only small and I wouldn't suggest making a long drive to visit, but if you are in... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Justin S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was extremely disappointed by my visit to this "museum" expensive and not a great deal on offer just a handful of exhibits and some guys Jurassic park memorabilia collection, certainly won't be going again. Massive let down

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's well hidden away in the back streets, but ample parking around the area. The place itself is only small and I wouldn't suggest making a long drive to visit, but if you are in the area and your little Ones love dinosaurs then it's worth a visit! 2 floors of Dino fun, facts & info with a small shop... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

2 floors of dinosaurs=happy kids. Granted, to an adult it might not look like much. The kids adore this place though.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

went in after going round the freedom festival on Sunday 4th.cost us £15 for a year pass for the 5 of us pretty cheap but I still think it's expensive for what's inside. I don't think their is a genuine fossil in the place.there is a few plastic and rubber skulls and heads some mock bones and some plastic models.the... More 

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We believe that our Dinosaur Experience represents good value for money and our Annual Family Pass even better value. The Pass admits two adults and four children to our museum as many times as you want for 12 months. Our museum includes numerous genuine fossils. These include our Psittacosaurus skeleton, our dinosaur egg display, rare... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Poped in on a quick visit . Its not the tate gallery or the national railway museum . But what it is. ....i think is a small childs dream . My little boy loved the displays an drawing and digging etc and actualy i secretly enjoyed it to . Its quite interactive if you take the time and even though... More 

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Thank Mik S
DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that your little boy enjoyed the visit. We try to make the museum as hands-on as possible and for it to appeal to kids of all ages! More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great little museum for a pop in for the kids, lots of informative things to do. Not very big but it's all crammed in very well.

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We do try to pack as much as we can into the space we have available in the museum! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Lovely little museum. Very small but a lot to see and do, a lot of love has clearly gone in to it. Perfect for little dinosaur fans!

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. As you saw, our museum is full of displays and activities. Our main problem is fitting in new exhibits each year! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with my family after a visit to the Deep ,good location (when all the roadworks have been done) 5 mins walk from the deep and hull centre ,cheap to get in,lots of interactive bits and pieces for kids and those that refuse to grow up.Would benefit from having more soft/plush dinosaur toys available in the shop for young children.

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review. Our gift shop stocks a range of dinosaur-related items from toys and models to genuine fossils and mineral pieces. We are always looking for new things to sell in the shop and your comments have been noted. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

From the outside this looks like like an abandoned 90's lazer quest. Inside however, it's a charming, well put together museum made by people that have clearly spent a lot of time and love into it. Adults were £3, children were £1.50, small ones free. All of mine (18m-15y) had a good time here for just under 2 hrs. Lots... More 

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. The area around Dinostar is being regenerated so in the next 12 months the “abandoned” appearance of the street will gradually disappear! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very small but held 3 year olds attention and was perfect as hubby was waiting for us outside with the dogs. Some great models and thoughtful games for the children to play. Particularly the brushing the sand off the bones and small world dinosaur play. Good value for money.

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DinostarHull, Owner at Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review. We do try to make the museum as child-friendly as possible so I am glad to hear you enjoyed it. More 

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