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Address: Portland Expo, Portland, ME

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Negative Rating!!! Biggest Waste of Money in Years

I had high-hopes for this event, after reading about it in a local newspaper. After checking out the website, which seemed pretty well put-together, we decided to check it out at... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had high-hopes for this event, after reading about it in a local newspaper. After checking out the website, which seemed pretty well put-together, we decided to check it out at the Convention Center. (This was in Pittsburgh.) We were greeted by a HUGE line and screaming, crying kids running around everywhere. (After having gone through the exhibit, it now... More 

9 Thank SteelBender74
Cordele, Georgia
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132 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We went to this last year when it was at the Albany, Georgia fairgrounds. The television ads were very misleading the dinosaurs were not walking around like in the ad. Our grandson was very disappointed in the very fake looking dinosaurs. He was 6 years old and new more about the dinosaurs than the staff working there. We spent $60... More 

6 Thank Tom C
Albany, New York
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I agree with most of the reviews I had read on here, which I should have read before attending. The hype up was pretty intense locally, radio and TV commercials and it was all my kids could talk about. Very expensive, $70 for family of 4 (1 year old was free). Tip - make sure to buy tickets at the... More 

4 Thank RDavis227
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Should have known when I was trying to buy tickets and there was a sign in capitals and bold stating "NO REFUNDS"

5 Thank Rubin P
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113 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled. The reviews you read here are true. It is the most awful waste of money. I think the kids would have more fun at the toys in a McDonald's. So few dinosaurs in the exhibit. Half were broken or ripped. Some didn't even have names labeled. Filthy bouncy toys with enormous lines. Mining station to go dig... More 

21 Thank sro406
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely not worth it!! Tickets are pretty expensive, and my 8yo daughter was bored! Our worst experience in Orlando!!

4 Thank Katherine O
Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I should have checked the reviews prior to going to this horrible exhibit. Way too expensive. Theres no way they get repeat customers. Doubt they've gone to the same cities twice.

3 Thank Kevin B
Santa Cruz
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Purchased tickets online- never able to print them. Arrived at venue parking was great however once we exited the garage no signage to direct you where to go. Able to make it through the pre purchase ticket line quickly. Once inside the self guide Dino arae no real assistance other than paper map. Some Dino's moved slightly however most were... More 

6 Thank 677cathye
Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of terrible adult reviews but the kids were happy. I'm sure it depends on the venue, I was in wilmington. Nc The Dino rides could be cooler but the kids still liked it. Towards all the negative reviews I mean what we're you expecting? Jarassic Park?

4 Thank Sail_12
Elgin, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Absolutely not worth it! Ticket prices were HIGH and hardly anything to the exhibit. Their website was not accurate regarding this event. Gift shop was almost as large as dinosaur exhibit and bouncy houses made up over 1/2 of the event. Cost of the event was over $100 for 2 kids , 1 adult, and 1 senior plus parking. Total... More 

4 Thank navymom1012

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