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Torquays Dinosaur World

3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 298779
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Very very good

Came here with a 2 1/2 year old grand-daughter who's mad on dinosaurs, and she loved it so much we... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
cltc43
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Bristol, United Kingdom
So much fun, even without kids

At a loss for things to do we thought this might distract us for an hour. It was so much fun... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Nick J
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Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! 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 dinosaur! Whether you are a little dinosaur fan, or even a big one, there's something for everyone to get their teeth in to? Summer Season Saturday 1st April - Sunday 10th September Open every day 11am - last entry 3pm - close 5pm Only £6.95 per visitor (2 and under free)PLUS pick up the Paleo Pass to get FREE unlimited re-entry for 3 months.
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3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Came here with a 2 1/2 year old grand-daughter who's mad on dinosaurs, and she loved it so much we returned the next day (which is included in the quite reasonable ticket price). The place is very easy to find (diagonally opposite Debenhams) and is...More

Thank cltc43
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2016

Dear reviewer, thank you for your visit and for letting us know how much you enjoyed the exhibition. We work hard to ensure an informative and fun experience for dinosaur fans, so we are very happy to know our efforts are appreciated. And we love...More

Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

At a loss for things to do we thought this might distract us for an hour. It was so much fun. There's models that even grown ups can sit on. Pretty much turned me back into an eight year old again. The staff are great,...More

Thank Nick J
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2016

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

Reviewed August 28, 2016

I was in Torquay with family for a short break and decided to do something different. It was certainly an enjoyable experience and would recommend it as a family day out. One member of staff there, I think her name was Codie, was very helpful...More

Thank Stuart M
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Dear reviewer, many thanks for your feedback and we’re really happy to hear that you enjoyed the exhibition as we have put a lot of heart and soul into making the experience fun, interesting and educational. We value all our visitors, especially our little ones,...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Had the feeling this would be small, it was. Had the feeling it would be rubbish, it wasn't! Great fun and so much information. Going to go back without the kids so I have time to take in all the information given. If you love...More

Thank andrewenorman
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Dear reviewer, thank you for your lovely feedback. We are happy to hear your kids enjoyed our exhibition and are always pleased to read that our visitors recognise our efforts to ensure a unique, fun and informative experience. So thank you for that. And I...More

Reviewed August 24, 2016

Someone told us that this wasn't worth going to, however we read positive things on Trip Advisor so decided to give it a go - and were not disappointed. Apparently the site is a former hotel and someone clearly had a vision for it -...More

Thank DarranT97
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Dear reviewer, we are very happy to know that you and your little explorer had such a good time during your visit, and we really appreciate your comments. As you experienced there are many different aspects to the exhibition so visitors can not only learn...More

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Exactly what we expected (wasn't expecting "National History Museum" standards). Both children loved exploring, my 7 year old was able to answer all the questions on the clipboard. They enjoyed finding Dinosaur bones in the sand and my 4 year old boy was quite exited...More

Thank SueJS131
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Hello Sue, thank you for your recent visit. It's really good to see that you and your children enjoy the experience, especially the educational aspects of the exhibition. The fun family quiz is a very popular part of the experience, as are the interactive aspects...More

Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I took my son who is 7 here, you get an activity sheet to do as your going around so it's very interactive. There are lots of dinosaurs the children can sit on and have photos taken. It's very informative and close to the harbour...More

Thank Jama40
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Dear visitor, many thanks for your positive feedback, and well done to you and your brave explorer for interacting with the exhibition as much as you did. Visitors always enjoy the experience more if they get up close and personal with the dinosaurs and fossils,...More

Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

first time in coming here whitest it was extremely crowded it was enjoyable and my 3 year old loved it

Thank Katy T
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Dear Katy, it's always great to hear from visitors who have enjoyed the visit so many thanks for letting us know that your little one loved the experience. Hope to see you again, all the best Toby T Rex.

Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Our Dino mad 3 year old loved it. He got a bit over excited and with our 8 month other son it started to get a bit stressful but the staff we're fantastic and helped my partner out so she could go and feed our...More

Thank james l
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2016

Dear Reviewer, many thanks for your visit and your feedback. We place a lot of emphasis on our customer service and work hard on creating a fun friendly environment for all our explorers. And dinosaur mad little ones love the interactive nature of the exhibition...More

Reviewed August 17, 2016

Took our 3 year old whos Dino mad, he loved it great model some very big in size, some great actibvites for kids like the fact finding and some great photo ops. The dinosaur dig was good and loved by our little one. Staff very...More

Thank Glen S
TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2016

Dear Glen, thank you for your feedback and we are very pleased to see that you enjoyed the experience. We have packed the exhibition with a range of exciting and educational exhibits so that our explorers can learn about and have fun interacting with dinosaurs....More

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Lauren F
August 7, 2017|
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Response from TobyTrex | 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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Linda B
May 28, 2017|
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Response from TobyTrex | 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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barrynazer
April 14, 2017|
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Hi, as the reviewer said we do not have a cafe but there are many places to eat nearby and you can return to the exhibition after lunch for free. Hope to see you soon. Regards Toby T Red.
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