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The Dinosaur Store Adventure Zone

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Address: 250 W Cocoa Beach Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL
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+1 321-783-7300
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The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure...

The Dinosaur Store facility includes the museum gift store, the Adventure Zone, and when complete in Spring 2014, the Museum of Dinosaurs and Ancient Cultures (located on 2nd and 3rd floor). The museum gift store, The Dinosaur Store, has been featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Southern Living and a many other national media venues. It boasts one of the largest selections of authentic fossils and minerals in the private world. The Adventure Zone is a separate interactive area for the entire family, featuring live reptiles, including alligators up to 8 feet up close. It includes over 25 unlimited play /educational stations for one low price. An amusement ride that makes you feel like you are spinning and rocking around in the ocean is also available for an additional charge (restrictions apply). The admission to the museum gift store is complimentary and the Adventure Zone has an admission charge. Parking is free. Both are open 7 days a week. Please visit our website for more information. The facility is located in the heart of Cocoa Beach, directly on SR 520, right around the corner from Ron Jon Surf Shop.

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Many, many fossils, interesting...

This is a great place to stop for untraditional souvenirs. Many fossils, dinosaur bones, interesting jewelry. Did not do the adventure Zone as we did not have children with us.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jane D
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Denver, Colorado
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Malabar, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of interesting bits and pieces. Mostly a shop/store but has a play place (you need to pay for tickets to get into this part of the attraction) mainly for a younger group of children and early teens perhaps. However the fossils and other items are very neat to look through. Even had a chance to purchase chocolate covered ants...what... More 

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Monticello, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonderful stop on our vacation in Cocoa Beach! The exhibits were absolutely mind blowing! Loved the store and what it had to offer as most of the items are genuine and ancient! It was quiet and the workers very friendly! Would recommend this store to anyone who visits Cocoa Beach!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop for untraditional souvenirs. Many fossils, dinosaur bones, interesting jewelry. Did not do the adventure Zone as we did not have children with us.

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Thank Jane D
Lawton, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This place is incredible. It will blow your mind. There are fossils, ancient amber, bones, etc. There are authentic and cast/replica items available for purchase. Excellent!!!!

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Thank Sarah S
Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Store carries a wide variety of Dinosaur original and reproduction memorabilia. In addition, they carry a wide selection of gems, rocks and jewelry.

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Georgetown, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

To see of cool stuff to view. We did not go into the game area. It was more for younger kids. Museum was fantastic and no charge

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Summerville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Fun little store for everyone! Lots of things to look at and enjoy! The store had a mixture of authentic and make believe, so you really had to watch what you were getting. The salt lamps are awesome! Check out was a little slow at first, but it did pick up at the end.

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Thank Donna L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We met up with some family that lives in Florida before we went on a cruise, and this is one thing we did in a fairly short amount of time had to spend with them. My 5yr old son and 3 yr old daughter were really amused while we were there. I liked the fact that they could play all... More 

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

More than a museum, there are many unique and one of a kind items for sale. Our grandson had a great time looking at all the artifacts and neat toys. They also have some very unique jewelry that's worth checking out. It made for a nice afternoon family outing.

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Deltona, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Looking for something different to do we found the Dinosaur Store. Everything there was super neat and nice to look at, but everything was SUPER expensive and made you afraid to touch anything. Spent only about 10 minutes there and didn't buy anything, was not in our price range.

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