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The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford New London Tpke, Oakdale, CT 06370-1715
+1 860-443-4367
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Beautiful and very clean and well kept

Went with my wife and 2-1/2 yr old and mother inlaw. Was a lot of fun for a good half day of fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Old Bethpage, New York
via mobile

dinosaur place This is an excellent place to spend a sunny day with kids. We went there in July... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deepa S
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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Fun Family Activities Encounter over 40 life-sized dinosaurs on our 1.5 miles of Dinosaur Trails in our unique dinosaur park, monkey around at Monty's Playground, get lost in our A"Maze"asaurus, and cool off at the Splashpad (New England's largest zero-depth water playground)! If you get hungry, fill up at Monty's Munchies or grab a sweet treat at the Ice Cream Shop. Whether it is an outing with the family, or your child's birthday there are fun family activities for every age.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1650 Hartford New London Tpke, Oakdale, CT 06370-1715
+1 860-443-4367
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife and 2-1/2 yr old and mother inlaw. Was a lot of fun for a good half day of fun. They have a water park which is very well maintained for the kids to enjoy for a whole day in itself. The...More

Thank Crfisher22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

dinosaur place This is an excellent place to spend a sunny day with kids. We went there in July and spend 5 wonderful hours in this place. We had brought our own lunch from home. The benches were comfortable to have food. The first attraction...More

Thank Deepa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park had a nice waterpark for young children it had a lot of playground area for young children the dinosaurs are large non-animated animals. golf was extra, eight and over $12 a head I thought that was a little pricey $20 apiece to get...More

Thank DeeJ551
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we decided last min to drive to CT to visit this place and its so worth the 2 hours ride! my kids love it! even my son , 11yr, said he had such a great time. The hike trail was about a mile long and...More

Thank saratime32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is small but very clean. Great place to bring little ones who love dinosaurs or if they are under the age of seven. Admission is very pricey (104.00 for four people) and we were done in just under an hour. All activities are...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day with our 3 year old niece and 2 year old nephew. They have a lot of fun things to do for the little ones and adults. The crystal shop is gorgeous and the antique store has a lot of cool finds....More

Thank riamh_briste
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We waited over a year to come to dinosaur place, and we were sad to find out the place is geared for toddlers. Admission for 2 kids (ages 6&8) and 2 adults was $104. That's just to walk trails lined with dinosaur statues, allow kids...More

Thank suburbanfolk
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is a good place for pre schoolers. There are lots of dino statues and a playground. The price is a bit steep for the actual attractions but, if your little one likes dinosaurs, it is fairly quiet. When we visited it closed at 2...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome! We came with our grandson who is six and he LOVED all of tje different things to do especially tje Splash Pad and Monty's Playground. Tje staff was very pleasant and the food both at Monty's Munchies and in the shops was practical...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our family found this gem by accident and would visit again in a heartbeat. Something for everyone including beautiful walking trails, larger than life statutes of dinosaurs, and interactive stations throughout to keep visitors engaged.

Thank goperroo
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Suzanne G
6 March 2017|
Response from Jake O | Property representative |
Hi Suzanne, thank you for reaching out! The Dinosaur Place is open daily (beginning March 25, 2017) from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The last entry is allowed into the park at 5:00 p.m. The Dinosaur Place is open rain or... More
Calla M
27 December 2016|
Response from Jake O | Property representative |
Hi Calla, thank you for reaching out. The Dinosaur Place is open April through November each year, rain or shine. We do have other attractions at Nature's Art Village that are indoors including our Discovery Depot, The PAST... More
11 September 2015|
Response from Jake O | Property representative |
Hi GHamlet42, Nature's Art Village is a destination for all ages! The Dinosaur Place is geared towards children, but we have many childless guests who enjoy the pristine nature trails and impressive life-sized dinosaurs. The... More