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Torquays Dinosaur World

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great way to spend an hour and avoid the rain

Took my 5 year old after we had visited Living Coasts. He thoroughly enjoyed it. Its not massive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
yeovil89
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Somerton, United Kingdom
Worth a visit.

Took 5 year old son and he thoroughly enjoyed it. Not very big but the quiz you get given for going... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
E4643XDstevenc
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Salford, United Kingdom
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Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition of dinosaurs and fossils! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about these awesome beasts, uncover incredible fossils, enjoy our family quiz, and even sit on a deadly...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son is 7, he won 2 tickets in his school raffle so we only had to pay for one ticket. I'm quite pleased about that because I dont think paying full price would have been value for money. Its very small was my first...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LOUISA H
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Louisa, It's good to know that the children enjoyed it and you thought it very educational for children that can read. I've seen the other review you left on Google, so it's very disappointing that you felt the need to be so negative after a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More than expected. Great for children from youn to approx aged 10. Good exhibits, paleontology experience and a good questionnaire to complete. Worth a good couple of hours.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sharon W
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon, thank you for your feedback - we really appreciate knowing that visitors have enjoyed the experience. As a small family business, it means a lot to us that visitors appreciate all the effort that we and staff put into providing a fun, entertaining...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went up there after finding a leaflet and having been before my little boy turned 6 on 2nd September, was asking to go for his birthday, so drove up from Plymouth at 12 o’clock to find the doors completely shut, signs state open all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sophiemortimore1986
Toby T, Owner at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sophie, please accept my apologies for your wasted trip and disappointment. We did change from our summer opening hours to our winter schedule on Sunday 1st. This information was available online, but unfortunately the answer phone message was not changed. This is totally our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab for Dinosaur enthusiasts. My little boy and girl really enjoyed themselves. Since we left my little boy asked to go and despite many other attractions in the area we made an effort to go. It was worth it. Tricky to find and not well...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank arb0ur
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your visit and kind comments. We work hard to provide lots of fun facts and exciting information about our many different dinosaurs exhibits. The dinosaur quiz is always a popular part of the dinosaur world experience and allows...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hats off to the guys at Dinosaur World - you can tell a lot of effort has gone into this place. Very hands on and educational - and they have made the most of the space they have. Your legs won't get tired, but your...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Petercameronburnett
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear visitor, thank you for your lovely feedback. It makes us very happy and proud that visitors enjoy their visit and appreciate the effort we put into creating a fun educational experience. We certainly have tried to make the most out our premises with something...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 5 year old after we had visited Living Coasts. He thoroughly enjoyed it. Its not massive but plenty to see. The children are allowed to touch and sit on a lot of the dinosaur displays. They have sand pits with fossils/bones for the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank yeovil89
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello reviewer, many thanks for the visit and kind feedback. It's great to know that you enjoyed the experience, and that your little one was brave enough to interact with the dinosaurs - well done to him. We look forward to seeing you and the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids love this exicibition! Gives them a chance to see the scale of these now extinct creatures! Think the adults might like it too. Kids excitement is infectious!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for your visit, and for taking the time to post a review. As a family run business we appreciate it, and like to know that visitors enjoy the experience! We hope to see you again. All the best, Toby T Rex.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So my 6 y/o inevitably is dinosaur mad, so when we went to Torquay we HAD to visit this place, they suggest 1-2 hours and that’s ample time to get around, there are loads of fact finding along the way through and they give you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear reviewer, thank you for taking the time to leave us a fab review. It’s brilliant to hear that you had a great visit, and that you liked the Explorer quiz and certificate - we think it adds to the fun, the learning about dinosaurs...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another visit and still as good. Very friendly and helpful staff on arrival, hands on, sit on, touch the exhibits with a questionnaire you take around with you answering 30 questions in return for a certificate at the end. Lots of things to see and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear visitor, many thanks for your lovely review. It is really great to see you had such an amazing time at Dinosaur World and you got involved in all the activities offered throughout the exhibition. We aim to make the exhibition as informative and interesting...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 5 year old son and he thoroughly enjoyed it. Not very big but the quiz you get given for going around keeps you engaged and slows you down from rushing around. Got quite busy but it was school holidays and as I say quite...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank E4643XDstevenc
Toby T, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for your feedback - we really appreciate knowing that visitors have enjoyed the experience. As a small family business, it means a lot to us that visitors appreciate all the effort that we and staff put into providing a fun, entertaining and...More

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charlenem497
August 25, 2017|
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Response from Mark0751 | Reviewed this property |
there is a small part which is upstairs but this can be missed out, the rest is easily accessible
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120laurenf
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Toby T | Property representative |
Hi Lauren, Thanks for getting in touch. We do have many explorers of this age who enjoy the visit because there are many interactive aspects to the exhibition. Explorers can touch and sit on dinosaurs, discover fossils in... More
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LindaB6686
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Toby T | Property representative |
Hi Linda, thanks for your enquiry. All visitors pay the child price of £6.95 as we don't charge extra for adults. The entry price also includes free unlimited re-entry for months. All the best, Toby T Rex.
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