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Dinostar - Hull's Dinosaur Experience

Address: 28-29 Humber Street | Hull, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1TH, England
Phone Number: 01482 320424
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We came here with our almost two year old and she loved it, there were lots of dinosaurs to look (and roar) at, buttons to press which made noises etc. Upstairs there is a children play area with drawing, standout and a computer in the corner which we think had a game on it, but our little girl isn't quite... More

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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I visited Dinostar with a young lad aged 9 and we both had a great time! There are lots of different types of hands-on activities to keep kids of different ages interested and engaged including ink stamps to collect during the visit and sound effects with the models. There was also a mock archaeological dig where you use brushes to... More

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Hull, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I took our 3 year old dinosaur-mad grandson. He thought it was absolutely fabulous! You can touch everything, there are lots of buttons to press, dinosaur noises, windows to look through, boxes to stick your hand in and feel. There were boxes to sniff, dinosaur stamps to find and stamp your piece of paper (free child admission... More

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I absolutely loved Dinostar! Me and my husband took our 17 month old son just for a bit of fun to show him the dinosaurs not thinking it would be anything spectacular but it really exceeded my expectations. There's so many informative exhibitions with real fossils and dinosaur bones to be seen it was really interesting! My little boy loved... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Obviously a labour of love for the owner of the museum whom I believe may be the polite gentleman you buy your ticket from. My two year old loved it! It isn't a commercial venture by the looks of things but if you go with the right attitude and get into the spirit of things then you will enjoy this... More

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Hull
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Went today with my 4 year old after meaning to go for a while! It is small as others have said but it is also cheap at £4.50 for one adult and one child for just over an hours entertainment!! Yes it's a bit old and tatty in places but my 4 year old wasnt bothered by that as it... More

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Stillington, null, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went here after visiting another local attraction, and after reading the reviews I was pleasantly surprised! Yes it's very small, in a gruby area and in a very dated, dusty building! However the kids 5&8 loved it! It had lots for them to do from finding stamps to complete there sheet, to an archaeological dig!! It had lots of... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We went here on a rainy day as the queue to get into another place was very long. Man on desk was very friendly and at 10.50 for 5 of us,it was cheap. Teenager wasn't overly keen but my 7 and 5 year olds enjoyed it. Liked finding the stamps and looking at the parts of skeletons. Upstairs,half the room... More

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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We visited dinostar on our holiday in yorkshire. It was a very very small place. It look us less than half hour to get round and see everything. We went on a sunday and it wasnt very busy which was nice. I think for what it is the price is a bit high. Should maybe be a donation or a... More

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Co Durham
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I'd already read the reviews so knew what to expect! My husband hadnt and wondered where the hell i was taking him!?! He has the same opinion as me though having visited! Its a strange place in a strange location! Needs alot of money spending on it! But that being said my 2yr old and us as parents enjoyed it!... More

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