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Dinosaur World

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Address: 1058 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043-5646
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+1 254-898-1526
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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We took our 4 year old and 1 year old and enjoyed the experience. It's wasn't too pricey and my eldest enjoyed checking out the many dinosaur statues. His favorite parts were the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 4 year old and 1 year old and enjoyed the experience. It's wasn't too pricey and my eldest enjoyed checking out the many dinosaur statues. His favorite parts were the fossil dig and the gemstone sluice and the playground. They have some nice motion-activated animatronics inside an air conditioned museum. The pathway to see the statues is... More 

Thank photofan82
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place. Not much to do except walk around the gift shop. Got these Dino gem tickets because we were told it would be starting at 10:45. Got there at 10:40 and it was already in progress. We then had to wait until 12:15 because they didn't have the staff to run it. Horrible place.

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Dinosaur World was a treat for us (grandparents) and an 8 y/o and 3 y/o. Indoor and outdoor activities including a dig for the 8 y/o. Definitely a place to visit. Temp was in the 20s the day we visited but we still had a great time.

1 Thank Randall H
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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44 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Really touristy. They do have some interesting fossils for sale (pricey) and to look at. They have an outside area you can purchase admission to for the kids to dig, play, etc... Nice if you have kids that need to do something while in Glen Rose.

Thank Don M
North Carolina
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is a wonderful adventure park for youngsters. It had both great indoor and outdoor exhibits, easy walking path, very nice gift store and pet friendly. The kids have a chance to "dig" for artifacts. There is no snack bar but there is bottled water available to purchase in the gift shop.

Thank Rachel H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

You got to see all different models of dinosaurs and a fissile dig. Pay extra for gem dig. Over all good but kinda expensive.

Thank Coree C
Wharton, Texas
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102 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We went we our 3 yr old. The animatronics scared him a little, but he really enjoyed the sculptures, excavation, playground, and mining for gems. It's a super clean place with a really neat store. Just wish they had snacks available.

Thank Weaton13
Midland, Texas
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Easy to see entrance. Big souvenir store. Clean. Plenty of paved parking. Friendly staff. Paved walking path. Some benches along path. Life size dinosaur statues, w/plaques telling about that dinosaur. Most dinosaurs are "keep off." Playground for kids to play. Small museum. Fossil and rock dig for kids. Vending machines available. Fish to feed. Neat place to see for all... More 

Thank VShelia
East Texas
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We are 2 adults but we enjoyed Dinosaur World. My daughter is a big dinosaur fan so we had to visit. Long trail with life size dinosaur along the trail, kids area, museum with moving dinosaurs and a nice gift shop.

Thank Massey P
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137 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to check this out. They have a really good store and souvenir area. For a fee they have an activity area for the whole family to enjoy. It is located just outside the State Park entrance- so be sure not to get them confused.

Thank mkmcnair

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