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Dinosaur World

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Great for young children

My husband, almost three-year-old and I visited Dinosaur World on our long weekend visit to Mammoth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bonus stop on our way to Mammoth Cave

This is, in my opinion, the only site worth seeing in cave city if you have kids (other than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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711 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8437
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my three year old nephew for an early birthday present. He loves dinosaurs but was far from expressed with any of these dinosaurs unfortunately. The exhibit is extremely dark inside which of course makes it hard to see the fossils and bones etc....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids (5 & 8) loved this so much they wanted to go back another day. We probably could have spent longer here than we did (about 2 hours.) The dinosaurs are impressive. Our daughter enjoyed being our "tour guide" introducing each one. The "fossil...More

Thank DaBearsWISC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, almost three-year-old and I visited Dinosaur World on our long weekend visit to Mammoth Cave. My son had a wonderful time. The dino trail, playground, and excavation site were his favorites. Because of his age, my son was free so we did not...More

Thank DottieLu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit with young grandchildren or adluts. Very educational for young, middle aged, or senior folks. Nice walking area to visit over 200 exhibits

Thank larryward1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is, in my opinion, the only site worth seeing in cave city if you have kids (other than mammoth cave) We spent two nights at Yogi Bear and took one morning to check out Dinosaur World. The whole family loved it. The dino dig,...More

1  Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lot of fun to break up a long car ride from Michigan to Florida. The fossil dig was cute and the statues were fun. It was a great way to stretch our legs and keep the kids occupied.

1  Thank chrisC4872DW
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My wife and I are over 70 and she loves the Jurassic Park movies. She uses a rollator push walker, and we walked the whole outside exhibit through the trails. The static exhibits are so life-life, and the descriptive placques are very informative. The way...More

1  Thank Sandy L
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We took our 5 and 7 year old here thinking it would be pretty cheesy. It was actually really done and informative. The main attraction is the dino walk. It had probably 30- 40 different dinos futured. There was information written about each one. The...More

2  Thank Amy S
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We took the four year old grandson to dino world. I've traveled past that place for years and never had the desire to stop; the Mammoth Cave area is ripe with tourist traps. With a 4 year old, it was a pleasant day. I'm not...More

Thank ranger505
Reviewed August 5, 2018

My teen daughter wanted to take me there. I was expected this to be for a much younger attraction. We had a great time! Much better than expected! Dinos were great and good info given. Friendly staff.

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Response from Sassygardner | Reviewed this property |
With children under 12, I'd suggest 2 hours visit time on a pretty day to wander leisurely through the woods and really see the dinosaurs, as well as playing in the playground and, if not too hot, viewing the movie and... More
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September 9, 2017|
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Parking is free