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Dinosaur State Park & Museum

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Address: 400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone Number: 860-529-8423
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Description: This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur...
This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur footprints.
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Fantastic Dino Tracks!

Definitely worth a stop if you are near Hartford. It is a natural gem for CT. Huge dinosaur tracks are on display and there are several trails to enjoy the natural areas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Chicago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a stop if you are near Hartford. It is a natural gem for CT. Huge dinosaur tracks are on display and there are several trails to enjoy the natural areas.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Really interesting place to visit if you get the chance. My son enjoyed seeing the fossils and going into the discovery area. As always in places like this they have a gift shop with higher than normal prices. Admission price was not bad. It's not an all day trip but if your looking for something to do for a few... More 

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

took our 2 grandchildren during spring break. The museum itself you can see in 30-60 minutes depending. There are only 2 dinosaur for you to see plus some tracks and lots of pictures and interactive stuff for kids. The children liked the game room where they could make a book mark and/or puzzle and look at rocks and reptiles. We... More 

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Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a very interesting place to visit, especially if you enjoy natural history and dinosaurs! It is great for young children as it does not take a long time to see the exhibits - as one reviewer mentioned, you can see the indoor attractions within a 30-60 minutes time frame. You may start your visit with a 15 minute... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It was nice to see the tracks inside the dome. One of the kids got scared of the loud dinosaur noises but it was nice otherwise. There is a room to explore fossils, coloring pages and check live reptiles.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Not a place for teens or adults but the little ones will like it if they are into dinos but don't plan on a lot of time. Takes tops half an hour

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Melrose, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Good for about an hour trip. The footprints are astounding. Look sharp to see the fossilized rain drops! Looks like it might be good for young kids. Our group was all young adult. We took a walk through the gardens and nature trails too. Frogs, snakes, spiders!

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My 2 years old adores dinosaurs, so when I happened across the park.....we had to stop. The main dinosaur "claim to fame" are some memorialized dinosaur foot prints you can see from a distance. Apparently that location was an discovered to be where a large herd of dinosaurs traveled from point A to point B. Its a large area you... More 

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Ossining, New York
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We'd been passing this park for years on the freeway, and finally decided to take the time to visit. It exceeded our expectations in every way. The grounds are beautiful, and the small but effective visitors hall is very well designed. We were welcomed and quickly guided into the main exhibit hall, which is built right over the real footprints.... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Tons of fun and a well educating experience for any age! I love going there to look around, buy some necklaces and most importantly buying crystals! It's truly a gift to be able to go there and have multiple options! I'm sure kids enjoy going there, I'm an adult and I STILL enjoy going there! There really are so many... More 

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