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Seaton Jurassic

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The Underfleet | Next to the Seaton Tram Station, Seaton EX12 2WD, England
+44 1297 300390
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Good attraction but cafe let's it down

My 6 year old likes the trail and the interactive exhibits. We came out hungry at lunchtime but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolyn W
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A bit underwhelming

I went to Seaton Jurassic with my partner and my elderly grandparents - us being in our early 20s... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom P
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Time travel in East Devon! Planning your summer holiday? Visit Seaton Jurassic for a great family day out. Become a time traveller and unravel the story of the Jurassic Coast. Join our Victorian explorer TT on a dazzling journey in her steampunk timeship. Continue your adventure in a rock pool and meet the ancient survivors of our coast. Dress up like your favourite sea creature for the perfect family selfie and experience life underwater. Discover the wonders of nature surrounding Seaton in our garden and learn about the species living along the Jurassic Coast. Dig for fossils or try your hand at sea fishing. Dive deeper under the surface and meet the giants visiting our seas. If you feel peckish after this adventure, our café is the lovely place to refuel. With big palm trees and flying reptiles soaring above, you can count on us to keep the kids entertained whilst you tuck into our delicious meals and cakes all made by us.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“outside area” (9 reviews)
“the study” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Underfleet | Next to the Seaton Tram Station, Seaton EX12 2WD, England
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+44 1297 300390
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"sea creatures"
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"all ages"
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"answering questions"
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"couple of hours"
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"older ones"
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"annual pass"
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"lovely cafe"
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"rainy day"
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"value for money"
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"grown ups"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 6 year old likes the trail and the interactive exhibits. We came out hungry at lunchtime but cafe can't cope and waited 45 minutes for food though only a very basic selection. So come to the exhibit and eat elsewhere!More

Thank Carolyn W
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We apologise for your wait in the cafe. We do our best to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable experience with us, and we are doing our best to ensure that our cafe is up to standard. We're sure that the cafe will make up...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Seaton Jurassic with my partner and my elderly grandparents - us being in our early 20s and them late 70s. The staff were friendly, however we were immediately taken back at the price. No student concession to be found. Once inside, we...More

Thank Tom P
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We do assess our prices every year, in comparison with other local attractions and events. Unfortunately we do not yet have a student concession as we do not feel is is something heavily in...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with this new attraction! The innovative ways in which the information is put across are very impressive and caught the attention of my 12 and 18 year olds. The outside area is lovely and we enjoyed a very nice lunch in the cafe....More

Thank Trudi M
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

We're so glad to hear that you had a good time with us! We do our best to make sure everyone who visits has an enjoyable and informative time. Our gardeners work very hard to keep the garden area looking wonderful, and we agree that...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Superbly interactive interesting place for all the family. I visited today with my son 10 who was fascinated by it all, so much to see, he tore around at speed but kept coming back to areas that drew him. He has SEN so I was...More

Thank Annette C
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

We're so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable time with us! It sounds like your son had a very enjoyable time playing with the time ship and our fishing game. We made the centre as interactive as possible to encourage young people to...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We visited this fantastic museum on a trip to Seaton. It was well worth the visit. It was unusual, interactive, educational and fun for all the family. The staff were nice and the coffee shop at the end was lovely. The whole idea of time...More

6  Thank westy58
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

It's so good to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Time travel is always fun, we definitely think that more people should experience the Jurassic Coast this way! We'll pass on your lovely comments to our staff and volunteers, they'll be thrilled to hear about...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We visited April 2018 with our 3 young children ages 5,7,9. We had a fantastic couple of hours and were very impressed with the room settings and interactive information aimed at the children with nothing out of bounds. The children are encouraged to touch and...More

Thank Lfarrington
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

We're so glad you had a fantastic time with us! Its always good to hear that our younger visitors enjoyed themselves - hopefully they completed their booklets and claimed their prize! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us all your wonderful...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had a lovely time in Seaton and the surrounding area, but Seaton Jurassic really was a disappointment. We read the reviews and thought that our six year old would love somewhere interactive - but she got bored very quickly. It's a beautiful building, but...More

Thank barrytravel99
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your visit - we made Seaton Jurassic as an interactive experience in order to engage young people and encourage them to learn in a fun way. We aim to make sure that everyone has a fun...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We took our nearly 5 year old and 1 year old here today. I'm calling it unique, because I'm not sure really how to classify it... Museum, attraction or activity place...? The volunteer staff were very friendly and the attraction had been beautifully designed and...More

Thank arev34
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

We're glad that you and your family had a good time with us when you visited! We do focus on Jurassic marine life, as Seaton was underwater during this point. We do our best to engage children of all ages, so we have made the...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We visited today with my Mum, uncle and my 2 sons (14), (11) and had a fantastic time. They both loved the stamp books and looking for facts and enjoyed the story behind the exhibit. The study is a fab start to the experience and...More

Thank Katharine W
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

We're so glad to hear that you had a great day out with us! The time ship is a firm favourite for a lot of visitors, and hopefully you remembered to pick up your prizes for completing the books. We'll be sure to pass your...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Easter holiday break in local area.What an attraction this place is. Very good for young children plenty to keep them occupied for a few hours only downside is the food avaible limited choice and average not bad but not great either but all in all...More

1  Thank kingsusie75
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SeatonJurassic, Guest Relations Manager at Seaton Jurassic, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your comments. We always love to hear that people had a fun time when they visited us. We apologise for the reduced menu, our cafe staff work very hard to ensure that everything they...More

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Linda B
21 April 2017|
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Hello, Sorry only assistance dogs are allowed inside the centre though you are welcome to bring dogs onto the outside terrace.
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