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Dinosaur World

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Great for young children

My husband, almost three-year-old and I visited Dinosaur World on our long weekend visit to Mammoth... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Bonus stop on our way to Mammoth Cave

This is, in my opinion, the only site worth seeing in cave city if you have kids (other than... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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711 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8437
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have a dinosaur lover, I highly recommend! My toddler had a blast, all I heard was "Look', 'Wow" I loved that the dinosaurs statues was on a walking trail, we were the first ones in, and seen deer running around the exhibit. Beautiful...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not only the kids loved it but we did as well! Beautiful landscape. Very clean and affordable. Pet friendly is a huge plus!

Thank Christy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My children (4, 9, 11) loved this place! Especially the 4 year old...his favorite part of vacation!!

1  Thank akhaeberle
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We took my three year old nephew for an early birthday present. He loves dinosaurs but was far from expressed with any of these dinosaurs unfortunately. The exhibit is extremely dark inside which of course makes it hard to see the fossils and bones etc....More

Thank Longleggedlovely1
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Our kids (5 & 8) loved this so much they wanted to go back another day. We probably could have spent longer here than we did (about 2 hours.) The dinosaurs are impressive. Our daughter enjoyed being our "tour guide" introducing each one. The "fossil...More

1  Thank DaBearsWISC
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband, almost three-year-old and I visited Dinosaur World on our long weekend visit to Mammoth Cave. My son had a wonderful time. The dino trail, playground, and excavation site were his favorites. Because of his age, my son was free so we did not...More

Thank DottieLu
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit with young grandchildren or adluts. Very educational for young, middle aged, or senior folks. Nice walking area to visit over 200 exhibits

Thank larryward1950
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is, in my opinion, the only site worth seeing in cave city if you have kids (other than mammoth cave) We spent two nights at Yogi Bear and took one morning to check out Dinosaur World. The whole family loved it. The dino dig,...More

1  Thank Elaine T
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This was a lot of fun to break up a long car ride from Michigan to Florida. The fossil dig was cute and the statues were fun. It was a great way to stretch our legs and keep the kids occupied.

1  Thank chrisC4872DW
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My wife and I are over 70 and she loves the Jurassic Park movies. She uses a rollator push walker, and we walked the whole outside exhibit through the trails. The static exhibits are so life-life, and the descriptive placques are very informative. The way...More

1  Thank Sandy L
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Response from Sassygardner | Reviewed this property |
With children under 12, I'd suggest 2 hours visit time on a pretty day to wander leisurely through the woods and really see the dinosaurs, as well as playing in the playground and, if not too hot, viewing the movie and... More
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Parking is free