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Dinosaur World

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Family Fun trip

We visited here with our two year old, and he may be a little young, but he had a great time. We... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
heathermeb
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Sherman, Texas
Great rocks and fossils.

We only stopped by for the shopping and didn't do the museum. It's part souvenir shop and a large... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Steve W
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Austin, Texas
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“fossil dig”(87 reviews)
“gift shop”(55 reviews)
“feed the fish”(8 reviews)
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1058 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043-5646
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for the 1st Time Line Wasn;t Long to go inside I recommend You take your Family on The Dino Walk to see the Dinosaurs

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trip749830
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were trying to decide whether to come here or the state park. I’m glad we came here. I brought my pup and the place is very very accommodating towards dogs. My little kids learned a ton about the dinosaurs today and each exhibit was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your kids love dinosaurs, this is a must!! They can dig for fossils and learn about each dinosaur. This place is a must!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 740christim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great family outing. We brought a picnic lunch from home and spent 2 hours. The walkways are wide and can accommodate strollers and wheelchairs. The entire park and bathrooms were super clean.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

We homeschool and take field trips through out the year. The kids enjoyed learning about each dinosaur and fossil site also the Dino gem excavation. Definitely a place to check out!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank iRuthC
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

This place is a blast. Displays are well maintained and informative. Staff was helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend for the dinosaur enthusiast.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cord A
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I think the place was okay. A lot of stuff in the gift shops kind of expensive. And a lot of stuff through the trail walking looks old like they should be able to updated it. But that's my opinion the kids love it. But...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joinerdaddy
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Love the place, specially fun for the dino fans and kids. They have a playground/picnic area and a souvenir store. You can enjoy the bone yard or fossil dig the make at different hours. Nice spot to enjoy with the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We visited here with our two year old, and he may be a little young, but he had a great time. We went early when it was less crowded and he was able to walk with us (if it was more busy, I would recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heathermeb
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We only stopped by for the shopping and didn't do the museum. It's part souvenir shop and a large collection of various rocks, minerals, gems and fossils for sale.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
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Manny W
May 28, 2018|
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Response from sjsnedecor | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any at the dino world but I with was with 2 boys, a dog, and husband all moving different directions. If you want to see the the actual foot prints just drive down the road a few min to the dinosaur valley... More
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MariGlz
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Kbarthen | Reviewed this property |
The dinosaurs are statues in a natural setting, similar to what you might see in a museum. The fact they did not move didn't detract from my 5 year old grand twins enjoyment!
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journeysunique
June 26, 2017|
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Response from elturcogrande | Reviewed this property |
2 to 3 hours. Check the fossil dig times (4 or 5 times a day as I recall) and you may want to schedule accordingly.
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