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“Cute for young ones” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World
5145 Harvey Tew Rd., Plant City, FL
+1 813-717-9865
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$145*
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Plant City
Type: Science Museums, Parks, Museums
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: Dinosaur World is a self guided outdoor museum with over 200 life size dinosaurs in a natural setting. Dig for fossils in the Fossil Dig, uncover a life size dinosaur skeleton replica from under the sand in the Boneyard, visit Exploration Cave for a guided tour with a Paleontologist and try your hand at trivia during the Triviasaurus Rex Game Show! Check out the museum with real artifacts and animatronic dinosaurs and our NEW Florida Fossils Museum! Pan for real gems and minerals at the Dino Gem Mine and CRACK YOUR OWN GEODE at the Geode Cracker!
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Cute for young ones”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This is basically a nice walk with life size dinosaur statues stuck in the woods. They don't move so it won't scare the young ones. Older kids may find it boring. Their 'inside' museum has some smaller animatronic dinos. They also have a fossil dig for the young ones and there are plenty of Dino statues around. This would probably be a perfect place to have a preschool birthday party.
FYI..it is a 'dog friendly' park.

Visited July 2012
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“A kids place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

A trip for your kid's they will love, a bit pricey in gift shop and bring a picnic lunch and sit by the dinasours. Will go back
...and loved the dig.

Visited March 2013
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Dacula, Georgia
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“Younger kids will love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I agree with all good reviews for Dinosaur World. Give yourself two hours to walk the shaded Dino path, fossil dig, play areas. My kids are under 6, so they wanted to stay longer because of the play areas. The areas are very basic, but the kids love it.

Visited April 2013
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Riverview, Florida
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“Exceeded expectations!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I recently had my son's 4th birthday party at Dinosaur World...I had been a couple years ago before the renovations and really was only expecting a new parking lot. WOW the renovations were a HUGE improvement! The party was a hit! Nice covered picnic tables with trash cans perfectly placed, I was able to bring my own decorations and food, the fossil dig accommodated 90 people (as I was a bit worried since we had 40 people just in our group and I knew there was another party) but honestly the biggest surprise was the playground. The kids LOVED it there. The majority of the kids missed seeing the back part of the dinosaurs because they wanted to run back to the playground. The staff was fantastic (even received a thank you card from them after the party!). I highly recommend Dinosaur World for a party venue.

Visited March 2013
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Boonsboro, Maryland
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“Huge Dinosaurs, Dino Dig, Playground=FUN!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We decided to check this out on an "off" day from the Disney parks. It is about 45 minutes from 192, down I4 West towards Tampa. Printed a coupon they had online for $2 off each person, only paying $49 for 2 kids, 2 adults. The grounds are really nice and well kept. The dinos are huge adn nicely painted, very life like. I loved how they are placed to look natural in the enviroment, like in the water or trees or bushes. My daughter was alittle sad b/c they are behind ropes and she couldn't hug them! There is a lot of shade and a paved path throughout the park. A nice playground for kids was a cool bonus. If you plan your visit time, kids get to do the dino fossil dig (included in admission price) at certain times. They dig for about 10 mins and then pick their fav 3 items. The lady in charge tells the kids what they have and bags them for them. There is a large covered area with sand that teh kids can "uncover" a fake stego skeleton which was fun. The cave area was closed but there was still lots to see. When you are done seeing the dinos, check out the museum with cool dinos bones and facts as well as an animatronic dino scene at the end. The gift shop is large and has afforable souvenirs.

Visited March 2013
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