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Dinosaur State Park & Museum

400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
8605295816
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Great attraction for kids who are into dinosaurs

Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill Connecticut can be accessed from an exit off of Interstate 95... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
CarpeNox
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Boston, Massachusetts
Surprising park in Connecticut

Dinosaurs in Connecticut, yes! This State Park has one of the largest examples of dinosaur tracks... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
califken
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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This state park is devoted to dinosaurs and contains several dinosaur footprints.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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400 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill Connecticut can be accessed from an exit off of Interstate 95. If you have children who are fascinated by dinosaurs you should visit. The site is a very pleasant park and arboretum with the centerpiece being a dome protecting...More

1  Thank CarpeNox
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Dinosaurs in Connecticut, yes! This State Park has one of the largest examples of dinosaur tracks I have ever seen. Well preserved and an excellent museum and park. Worth a visit.

Thank califken
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

The kids had a wonderful time running around and playing. I believe there was a school trip going on when I was there so teachers/chaperones were running the show. This place insludes many trails to walk through, nature to see (including chipmunks and little snakes),...More

Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were driving down the interstate with the blowing rain overhead when my wife spotted the dinosaur sign. We made sure we knew where we saw it as we were on our way north for another engagement. My wife and I decided that we would...More

Thank Gene P
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The timeline on the approach walkway is outstanding. There's a pricy museum that is worth it for first time visitors. There' s a price break for CT seniors but not for those from out-of-state. The trails here are geologically interpreted and are strewn with windflowers...More

Thank andesalive
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this small museum. Seeing the dinosaurs tracks left were they were found really is amazing. We took a short hike on one of the trails, Beautiful.

Thank thetela5
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Kids really enjoyed this site. We got there right at closing the first day so had to come back. We didn't check out the nature trails but will the next time. We spent just over an hour in the building. Cost was very reasonable.

Thank HotelsGirl
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is a very nice small museum with good exhibits and bookstore, and most useful in researching what kind of dinosaurs roamed New England. I only wished it were larger,but it is well worth a visit.

Thank Connecticutosprey
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a great family place to visit -especially for families with kids who love dinosaurs.They have an inside exhibit and gift shop as well as walking trails.The kids can also make dinosaur footprints to bring home with them.The inside exhibit is not all that...More

Thank Lquin493
Reviewed 13 January 2016

If you're looking to get the kids out for a little bit, this place is great. If you pay to go inside the dome, you can walk around and see the largest cache of dinosaur tracks found in North America. You can also catch a...More

1  Thank Derek P
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Melanie O
28 January 2017|
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Response from 1Harvey | Reviewed this property |
I was there without kids. Very interesting. Well worth a visit. Prints are real.
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Samantha K
11 December 2016|
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Response from Debbie E | Reviewed this property |
If you are just looking for something fun for an hour (or more) to do in the cold, this is great. There is one loop of fossil exhibits, a film and a kids activity area. It would be too cold to walk the trails (but they are... More
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