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Address: 3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 298779
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: Torquay's Dinosaur World is an exciting indoor exhibition that brings...
Torquay's Dinosaur World is an exciting indoor exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about their lives, uncover incredible fossils, enjoy our family quiz, get creative in our craft room, and even sit on a deadly dinosaur! Whether you have little dinosaur fans, or even big ones, there's something for everyone to get their teeth into!
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My son loves this place

My son loves it here as he loves dinosaurs , it tells you all the dinosaurs , the facts are good & you get a fact quiz sheet so it's fun too learn

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Pennyjilly
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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195 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Found this place to be very poorly put together, very bad display areas, literally had office dividers as floating walls and dinosaur models looked like toys you could buy from any toy shop. The information was good and they had a really good quiz. Their birthday celebration decor ruined the displays. The Jurassic Park scene was great and digging for... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My son loves it here as he loves dinosaurs , it tells you all the dinosaurs , the facts are good & you get a fact quiz sheet so it's fun too learn

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Took my dinosaur mad 2 and 4 year old boys here recently and they absolutely loved it. Lots to see and stuff to do. Unlike a lot of these places the children are actually allowed to touch and explore what's around and there are even dinosaurs that they were able to sit on! Brilliant for childrenand educational. Staff were fantastic.... More 

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thanks for your lovely review. We are glad your children enjoyed their visit to Torquay’s Dinosaur World and that you appreciated our efforts to create a fun, informative and unique experience for children and adults. As you and other reviewers have noted, unlike other exhibitions, ours offers interactive activities, such as touching and sitting on dinosaurs and searching... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A brilliant place for dinosaur mad people of all ages. Very friendly management who clearly love their job. It isn't the biggest attraction but entry lets you come in and out all day so well worth it. Highly recommend

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you for your nice comment. We are happy you appreciated our exhibition and that you enjoyed the atmosphere. Our staff work hard to create a friendly and warm environment, making the little explorers’ visit a special, funny and informative adventure. As you pointed out, our ticket is flexible as it allows visitors to come in and out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Brought my children to this attraction over the Easter break. I confess my expectations were low when we arrived as I thought "this looks a bit small". I was very wrong. We ended up spending nearly the entire day there, left and came back again! The staff are brilliant. Really attentive, really helpful, really friendly. The venue itself strikes just... More 

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear explorer, thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased to hear you and your children had a great experience and I am sure they have been brave enough to win the special Dinosaur Expert Certificate and some real fossils. So, well done again! Our staff love interacting with children and making the children’s experience at Torquay’s Dinosaur World... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

From the outside you might walk by as it doesn't look much. However for an hour its a great educational and enjoyable stop. They put on a great Easter quiz which my son really enjoyed!

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you for your comment. I am glad to hear your son enjoyed our Easter Egg Hunt as we put lots of effort in creating fun and educational quiz for our visitors. As you suggest visitors can often be surprised by the size of the exhibition, and with how many dinosaurs, fossils and interactive displays we have. We... More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

...according to my twin daughters. More to do, excellent interactive displays. Interesting for grown-ups too.

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear Julian, thank you and your daughters for the lovely comment. We aim to make the exhibition as informative and interesting as possible for both children and adults by filling the exhibition with amazing models and fun interactive exhibits. As such we do have many visitors who say they really enjoy the fact that there are so many opportunities to... More 

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We visited here with 2 small children, they absolutely loved it, there was a easter quiz to do which they loved and they could sit on the dinosaurs and have pictures taken, staff were very friendly was good value for money!

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, thank you for your lovely feedback. Great to hear your little ones had such a good time and were brave enough to sit on some of the dinosaurs. We aim to create a warm and friendly atmosphere so that young and old visitors alike can have a great experience learning about and enjoying the dinosaurs. We are always... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a hidden treasure! Well worth a visit I've a 10 and a 4 yr old and we went over easter. We did an easter quiz about the dinosaurs. They both thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of info and things to look at also an area to create some art and lots of photo opportunities . Very good

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear Sally, thank you for your lovely comments. I am happy your children enjoyed doing our Easter egg hunt quiz and took lots of pictures on dinosaurs. It is great they also appreciated our craft room, which is a popular part of the exhibition. And I am sure your children were brave enough to win the Dinosaur Expert Certificate and... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great for a rainy couple of hours. Loads of facts and great displays. Also fossils and craft room. Really friendly staff, very helpful.

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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, thank you for your lovely comments. As well as making the exhibition as informative, fun and enjoyable as we can, we also love making the children feel as special as possible. After all it is our young visitors who make our day by being such brave brilliant little explorers: without them our day would not be anywhere near... More 

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