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Address: 1500 North Dinosaur Trail | Midland Provincial Park, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
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+1 403-823-7707
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating...

Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating evolution of dinosaurs through it's collection of dozens of skeletons and hundreds of fossils.

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A World Heritage site an hour from Calgary

The Royal Tyrrell Museum, is a mecca for anthropologists, set in the middle of one of the most important dinosaur fields in the world. The museum is a first class experience for... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Tyrrell Museum, is a mecca for anthropologists, set in the middle of one of the most important dinosaur fields in the world. The museum is a first class experience for the entire family. People coming from all over the world rave about this wonderful experience. If you're in Calgary, it's WELL worth the trip to Drumheller to experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful museum. Everything is so well presented and informative. It is appropriate for all ages with interactive displays for little ones. Save lots of time for the room with all the dinosaur skeletons. Incredible! we will be back to walk the interpretive trail across the street. It was just too cold (-25) the day we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been a very long time since I came to the Royal Tyrrell. My family used to come here every couple of years when I was a kid. This time I got the chance to show some kids who I was taking care of. It is amazing to see their expressions of awe. I too like all the research... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here is a museum that is worth a trip all in itself. The skeleton reconstructions, awe-inspiring size/positioning of the critters and beautiful landscaping are totally first class. Wow!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I planned a side day trip here while we were staying in Calgary. I had really wanted to visit the Alberta badlands, and this museum is set right in its midst. Great exhibits that kept all of our attention, and my 3 boys were never bored! Extremely informative, and a great way to learn about how the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see! Lots of Dino bones and spectacular things to see and do. If you are interested in palaeontology this is a world class facility. If you are little and interested in dinosaurs this is a great place to see all sorts of dinosaurs. Summer is good for hikes in the hills to wear off some energy and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you only have a passing interest in dinosaurs you need to take an hour or two to wander through. Exceptional displays and laid out to take you on a journey through time that will engage everyone from your toddlers to the adults.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike most museums with fossils, most of the collection here is the real deal. So much to see. The lab was a highlight of our trip here; we could've watched them prep fossils for hours! We attended a classroom session geared toward families (we are a couple in our early 30s), but had a lot of fun with it. Definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Tyrrell Museum is nestled amidst the badlands of the Red Deer River valley. Around the museum are hiking trails to explore this unique vista. Since we visited in winter, the viewing platforms were closed but the badlands themselves were transformed into beautifully sculpted white hills. Inside the museum, visitors are invited to explore about 3.5 billion years of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE place for dinosaurs research and exhibitions. Kids love it and adults will also enjoy it too. The museum itself is great. The displays had lots of good descriptions walking you through everything you would ever want to know about dinosaurs and the world they lived in. Once you are done inside the museum, there is a trail... More 

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