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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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Day trip with 5 year old grandson

We visited Dinosaur State Park this week with our grandson. Overall it was a great day. It kept his attention for 3 hours. He enjoyed the exhibits in the Exhibit Center, walked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Holliston, Massachusetts
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Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

our grandsons had a great day walking around the park and they were able to make a cast of a 200 million year old dinosaur. Great fun.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Dinosaur State Park this week with our grandson. Overall it was a great day. It kept his attention for 3 hours. He enjoyed the exhibits in the Exhibit Center, walked the red trail and made a casting of a dinosaur foot print. You must bring your own plaster of paris (10-12 pounds depending on which print you want... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you like Dinosaur's you will love this gem! This park take you back to when the Dino's roam the earth and you can see the tracks they left behind! Then you can take a hike on one of the great trails and enjoy the great outdoors! You must take the family! You will have many wonderful memories!

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madison
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Peaceful park with dinosaur footprints along paths. Quaint gardens and small indoor museum. Boasts mainly the folposaraturs prints. Have your kids watch Jurassic park then go here it will be an adventure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We recently visited this state park with our daughter's family and found it to be very interesting and informative. Of course the dinosaur trackway was very impressive and if you have a camera with a zoom you should be able to get some great pictures. This trackway is not some static display, but there were scientists doing some studies. This... More 

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Bitburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

My family fit this park in as a break in our road trip because it said it was pet friendly. When we arrived, the area my pet could walk around was very minimal. We asked if we had her in her bag if we could go in to the exhibit & the staff member said with a very snarky attitude... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It's not a very big facility, but small kids into dinosaurs will love it. The foundation for the creation of this park occurred during MY childhood, discovered by the dad of a childhood friend when routine excavation was being done on the property. The park has evolved over the years from the original "just a couple of prints for viewing,"... More 

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is not a 'big' place. We went 'off-season' and were done in less than 90 minutes. This has been a definite highlight of our trip. For any dinosaur lovers you NEED to make a visit. Make sure you go to their site and purchase the supplies if you would like to make your own dino foot print to bring... More 

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Brookfield, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Who would have thought that in my back yard there was such an attraction. And it was only discovered in 1966!!! A mud flat from when CT was a tropical paradise (not to be confused with our last winter) where hundreds of tracks are preserved and explained. Shale deposits in the area only promise hundreds more should they ever expand... More 

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Woodway, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

All tracks in building to protect them. Wonderful exhibits. Only a few miles from Hartford, Ct. dino tracks are Eubrontes. Gray sandstone. free parking. Well done!! Of course, their time frame of millions of years is incorrect. See Creation Evidence Museum in GlenRose, Tx. or Answers In Genesis Museum in Kentucky near Cincinnatti, Ohio for more correct dating. See their... More 

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Address: 400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone Number: 860-529-8423
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Rocky Hill

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