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“its bigger inside than you think!”

Torquays Dinosaur World
Ranked #14 of 62 things to do in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about these awesome beasts, uncover incredible fossils, enjoy our family quiz, and even sit on a deadly dinosaur! Whether you are a little dinosaur fan, or even a big one, there's something for everyone to get their teeth in to!
Reviewed 26 April 2014

I was unsure at first about the price vs the size of the place (it looks shop size from the front) but with the Easter quiz,lots of dinosaurs to sit on,excavating and colouring there was plenty to do for over an hour.our boys are dino mad and couldn't wait as soon as we found the leaflet!don't be put off by price its a great place for learning and play,the staff are all lovely too :)

Thank Claire H
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2014

Dear Claire, thank you so much for your review. It’s excellent news that your boys had such a good time during their visit. We may not have the biggest exhibition at but we fill all the space with models, information and interactive exhibits to make the visit as fun and interesting as possible. So we’re happy that you recognise the work we do to ensure visitors have the best possible experience. And for us giving great service is about offering that personal touch so we love interacting with the little explorers and rewarding them for their efforts with the Dinosaur Expert Certificate. Thank you again, regards Toby T-Rex

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Reviewed 19 April 2014

A small place with a big roar. As adults we were a little disappointed but it wasn't very expensive so we didn't mind too much, plus the people there really love their dinosaurs and are enthusiastic experts. My son loved the exhibits, my daughter lived the digging aspect. They both recalled it as a key part of their holiday. It takes about an hour to go around and so make the most of Torquay, combine it with the coastal zoo and the big wheel. That makes for a great day. End with a drink in cocking ton.

Thank Naomi B
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2014

Dear reviewer, thank you for your feedback and it’s great to hear that your son and daughter enjoyed their visit so much. I’m sure they were brave enough to win the Dinosaur Expert Certificates so well done to them from all the dinosaurs. Thanks again, regards Toby T-Rex

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

My son has been twice the past two years as he love dinosaurs, you can make you visit last half an hour or much longer, lots of things to do on the way round

Thank alexandersmommy
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2014

Dear Reviewer, many thanks for the comments. We do have many visitors who keep re-visiting so it’s always great to hear from visitors like you who still appreciate the exhibition. We constantly update, add new exhibits and change the Explorer Quiz so that there are new things for visitors to enjoy. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon, regards Toby T-Rex

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Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

My son and I enjoyed this place. We learnt alot and took a lot of photographs. Plenty of hands on things for children today.

Thank bigal2004
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2014

Dear Reviewer, thank you for your recent visit and feedback. The exhibition was set up to be a museum like experience but with far more interactive aspects so that visitors can learn through play at the same time as having great fun. And unlike museums we actively encourage visitors to take photographs to capture those great souvenir moments. Thanks again all the best Toby T-Rex.

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Lots of information about dinosaurs with scenes of different dinosaurs accompanied by stories describing what is happening giving a fun interpretation of the facts. There is plenty to keep children busy with the Easter bunny quiz that my 4 and 16 year old both enjoyed doing, also sand pits with fossils hidden and plenty of sit on dinosaurs with photo opportunities. Really friendly staff and fair price, great for any child with an interest in dinosaurs
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Thank Linda K
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TobyTrex, Manager at Torquays Dinosaur World, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2014

Dear Linda, thanks for your comments following your recent visit. It’s lovely to hear that your family enjoyed learning about dinosaurs, hunting for fossils and sitting on some of these amazing creatures. And I’m sure that your children did well enough on the Easter Bunny Hunt to win the Dinosaur Expert Certificate and real fossil - so well done to them. Many thanks and hope to see you again in the future, regards Toby T-Rex

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