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Address: 3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 298779
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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! Winter Opening: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am with a last entry time of 3pm. Entry Price: £5.95 per adult and child. Children 2 years old and under are free of charge.

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Small but fun

Despite it being tiny inside, there is actually plenty to see and do. The Halloween quiz was good and all the kids get a little fossil prize at the end for doing it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for kids and adults of all ages. Actually think I loved this more than the kids! Plus really friendly staff always a bonus when you're with young kids

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Plymouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our granddaughter (aged 2years) for a visit to Torquay's Dinosaur World. Not a huge place but your welcomed by friendly staff who will advise that you can spend as much time in the attraction. Our granddaughter was a little worried about the figures but slowly got use to them.

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Thank Donna J
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Thank you for your recent visit. We have many little explorers who are a little apprehensive to begin with, but we know from experience that they will overcome any worries as they roam around and get used to their surroundings. And as you said visitors can spend as long as they like exploring the exhibition at their own... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Having lived in Torquay for the majority of my life, I was quite bemused to discover that there's a dinosaur museum on the seafront, and what a pleasant surprise it was (how I missed the Velociraptors out front I'll never know!). Our three year old, who's been into dinosaurs for 6 months or so now, absolutely loved it, and the... More 

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for your visit and I'm very happy that you discovered us. Well done to your little explorer for being brave enough to see all the dinosaurs, and it's great to see that she roamed around at her own pace exploring all the many different exhibits. The exhibition appeals to all different ages with the little ones... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This place was excellent! My daughter thoroughly enjoyed it and even though it is quite small she wanted to look around again. A must for dinosaur fanatics!

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

Dear Visitor, thank you for your feedback and it is great to know that your daughter had fun. We do have many very young explorers who love being able to get close to many of the dinosaurs, touch them and even sit on them. Plus we know that they could spend hours playing with the dinosaur toys in the sandpit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Great for kids, great to have such a great attraction on Torquay Harbourside. Well worth a visit for any dinosaur lovers.

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

Dear reviewer, many thanks for your visit and kind feedback, which we very much appreciate. We put a great deal of effort and resources into making the exhibition as fun and educational as possible so it is always very rewarding to know that visitors enjoy the experience. Many again regards Toby T Rex. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We visited yesterday for my son who is dinosaur mad, wasnt expecting there to be much there but was pleasantly surprised. We were welcomed by a friendly member of staff and given a quiz to complete on the way around. There was plenty of 'hands on' things for children and even dinosaurs to sit on. A nice touch was the... More 

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

Dear Karen, thank you for your lovely review and for coming to visit us. It is brilliant to hear that you and your son had a great time at Torquay’s Dinosaur World. We are glad that you enjoyed the interactive nature of the exhibition; this is something that we work very hard on to enhance the experience and adventure to... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We are local to a Dinosaur World so visit regularly. Alway enjoyed our visits here. We especially enjoy the quiz which they regularly rotate so it feels like a new experience every time. I know some people are disappointed by the size but for me the enthusiasm of the staff and the quality of the experience more than make up... More 

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for leaving your comment, we love to see explorers who are brave enough to return to the exhibition. We greatly appreciate that you have noticed that we try to keep the quizzes new and interesting in order challenge our adventurers, especially the frequent visitors, like yourselves. We take great pride in offering a warm and friendly... More 

Glos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Despite it being tiny inside, there is actually plenty to see and do. The Halloween quiz was good and all the kids get a little fossil prize at the end for doing it.

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Thank Legoman1977
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this review

Dear visitor, thank you for your nice review. Although our exhibition is not the biggest in the area, it is packed with informative displays, full size and scale dinosaurs and interactive activities for the whole family. We enjoyed challenging our young and older explorers with the Half term Halloween Horror Quiz, and are overjoyed to hear that you and your... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

We went there the other day with my 4 year old daughter and 11 month old son wow wow wow it's amazing I think we had a little more fun than the children haha. I highly recommend this place we will definitely be returning when next in Torquay. Please take children they will love it and not very expensive at... More 

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for your lovely comment. I am very pleased to hear that the whole family enjoyed their time exploring the exhibition. We do our best to provide an educational and fun experience for both children and grownups and are thrilled that you have noticed this. As you observed, our exhibition is one of the lowest-priced attractions in... More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

This place is great for a small child with a keen interest in dinosaurs. Very quick to walk around but staff are very pleasant.

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

Dear reviewer, thank you for your review and visit to our exhibition. It is good to see that your children enjoyed the visit and you appreciate the efforts we make to provide a fun friendly experience. As with any museum or tourist attraction visitors can take as long as they like to see our exhibits and take part in the... More 

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