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The Dinosaur Store Adventure Zone

250 W Cocoa Beach Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL
321-783-7300
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Type: Museums
Owner description: The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure Zone, and when complete in Spring 2014, the Museum of Dinosaurs and Ancient... more » Owner description: The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure Zone, and when complete in Spring 2014, the Museum of Dinosaurs and Ancient Cultures (located on 2nd and 3rd floor). The museum gift store, The Dinosaur Store, has been featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Southern Living and a many other national media venues. It boasts one of the largest selections of authentic fossils and minerals in the private world. The Adventure Zone is a separate interactive area for the entire family, featuring live reptiles, including alligators up to 8 feet up close. It includes over 25 unlimited play /educational stations for one low price. An amusement ride that makes you feel like you are spinning and rocking around in the ocean is also available for an additional charge (restrictions apply). The admission to the museum gift store is complimentary and the Adventure Zone has an admission charge. Parking is free. Both are open 7 days a week. Please visit our website for more information. The facility is located in the heart of Cocoa Beach, directly on SR 520, right around the corner from Ron Jon Surf Shop. « less
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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Its a Cool Store to see Fossils, Dinosaur Gifts. I think I May have Enjoyed It More Than Our Son LOL LOL. I Bought a Dinosaur Coffee Cup and some Quartz Crystals and other Gem Stones B-)

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Pensacola, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Every time we go back to CB to visit family we have to stop by this store. My girls love looking at everything and going to the dig room. It is a store, not a museum (although it seem alike a small one) so don't think you'll spend all day there. We have even brought some of the solid geodes... More

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Central Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Surprisingly there is wonderful jewelry and artifacts for adults in this store. Great browsing and friendly staff.

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Merritt Island, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After reading reviews for this attraction, we took the time to head over and see it. What an unbelievable waste of time. 5 adults ranging from 75 to 43, and one 7 year old were all extremely disappointed. This is a gift shop..some very good and interesting items for sale, but it's a gift shop with some items labelled for... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Awful, dont waste your cash most of the stuff is broken and you cant ise the dig room. I feel like the web site made it out to be more than what iyit was.

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Long Branch, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

They have a lot of really neat things to look at. Loved showing our girls all the bones and fossils. Which are all for sale. We had an uncomfortable moment when taking pictures of our girls in front of a sharks mouth. Apparently taking pictures is frowned upon inside. The cashier made a snarky remark about it not being a... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Took my grand kids here and it really is more of a souvenir shop then a museum. The entrance to the gift shop was free but to see the live animals there is a fee

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My visit to The Dinosaur Store was great, I really enjoyed my time there. There was so much to see there and it was like I was walking through history. If you like or love dinosaurs you will really like this store. This place is a museum gift store so you will find authentic fossils and minerals from all around... More

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Calverton, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The store was nice, but almost everything in it was on the high side. I wanted to buy my grandchildren t-shirts and hats, but the store doesn't have a good selection of them. In my opinion,the store is more for adults and older children, with not too much for the under 6 set.

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very unique store. It sells all kinds of dinosaur stuff, but also has a play/bounce area. I can see birthday parties being held here. I enjoyed the artifacts and books, t-shirts, etc. It's definitely worth the stop if your children are 13 and under.

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