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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
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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More than a tourist trap.

Visited recently with a toddler. To be honest we didn't expect much more than a roadside tourist attraction, and that is part of it. However if you have young children I would... read more

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Dallas, TX
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Dallas, TX
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited recently with a toddler. To be honest we didn't expect much more than a roadside tourist attraction, and that is part of it. However if you have young children I would recommend. The quantity of dinosaur statues was surprising, many more than expected. Our daughter enjoyed feeding the fish and turtles in the pond. And the large playground at... More 

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Moses Lake, Washington
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89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices seem spendy to go into Dinosaur World. Younger children might have a great time doing the fossil dig but my teenager didn't seem interested in going in so we passed. We looked around the large gift shop & took some nice pics outside the front of the shop.

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Thank Em O
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the grandkids, 7 and 4, they had a great time. The park was well maintained and exceptionally clean. The mining for the gems and excavation were highlights for the boys. The playground equipment was well maintained. Love the fact that you are able to bring your own food/water/snacks onto the property.

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Thank cjrice2016
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Dinosaur World here 5 years ago, but since then they have made great improvements! Pet friendly "Excavation Package"..AWESOME..Includes ticket for fossil dig and dino gem excavation. A bag to pan is included in the price, and if you want to buy an extra bag they can upgrade to Arrowhead bag or Emerald....We got an Emerald bag for our... More 

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Thank Amy S
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fun place. Great for kids 9 and younger. Anyone older has outgrown it. Favorite part was mining for gems. Wish I sprang for the emerald bag upgrade but still lots of fun

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Thank Angela P
Texas
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191 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This is our grandkids' 3rd visit to a dinosaur park and this one is by far the best. The dinosaurs were displayed as if in the wild, many of them in a 'family' or 'group' setting. Also loved the display around the waterhole. The best though were the dinosaurs in the indoor section - the attention to detail was amazing.... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We arrived later than we wanted to. But the enjoyed all three hours we were able to spend there! My son was in heaven as he is dino-obssessed. My daughter who is 10 also had a lot of fun. They wore themselves out on the walk and wanted to stay longer were very upset when we had to leave. I... More 

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Thank Janet M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Unique experience. The kids loved the fossil dig and the gem mining. Those were the best highlights. This became their souvenirs. Spent about 2 hours. Do it once

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Thank trevorrohm
Glen Rose, Texas
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you've been to Glen Rose, Texas..............but, somehow missed out on going to DINOSAUR WORLD--- make time to do so!!!!! What a wonderful place for kids and adults alike!!! LOTS OF DINOSAURS, for sure. The parking is FREE!!! There is no food inside, but, bring a wonderful picnic lunch and eat there while you're discussing your amazing visit and all... More 

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Thank DeltaDiners
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

After a very disappointing trip to Fossil Rim 5 year old twins with both grandmas in tow gave Dinosaur World a shot. It cost $45 for the four of us plus fish food. The dinosaurs are pretty cool the way the are staged. The boys got to dig for fossils and keep 3 of what they found. They had fun... More 

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