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Royal Alberta Museum

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Address: 12845-102nd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 0M6, Canada
Phone Number: 780-453-9100
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Description: One of Canada's most popular human and natural history museums, offering a...
One of Canada's most popular human and natural history museums, offering a broad range of exhibits and programs for nearly every age level and interest.
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Nice Museum in Edmonton

Went here in June with our family while visiting Edmonton. Really nice clean museum with a lot of great artifacts from the area. Great information available with nice exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is not that large a museum, but that is to be remedied soon with a new location being built in the center of Edmonton's downtown core.

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Selah, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went here in June with our family while visiting Edmonton. Really nice clean museum with a lot of great artifacts from the area. Great information available with nice exhibits ranging from local artists work, life-size dinosaur models, animals from the surrounding areas, gems/rocks, etc. Spent a couple of hours in here and everyone enjoyed the visit. Would definitely do it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I take our daughter here quite regularly. We take a picnic lunch, eat in the cafeteria and visit the displays. The wildlife habitats are the best while the aboriginal wing is a little bit of a downer.

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Barrhead, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The dioramas are amazing. I can't get enough of them and my children feel the same way. The bug room is pretty cool as well.

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Canmore, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A very good place to visit. Definitely enough to do for an afternoon.I wish I had more time than an hour. Cafe and gift shop was good too.

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Yellowknife, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This was our first visit to the Royal Alberta Museum and we enjoyed it immensely. The only downfall about the Royal Alberta Museum is that the building is not large enough to display all its displays. I would have liked to see something about the history of the establishment and growth of Alberta as well as the history Oil has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Went there today due to the wet weather and was very pleased that I did. The Wild Alberta and Aboriginal Culture exhibits are really good. If you are there when there is a talk on, take the time to sit and listen. We went to the one about the rattlesnake and it was very informative and kid friendly. The staff... More 

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Salmon Arm, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Road construction sucks! The road in front is being worked on and we sure had a hard time finding our way there. It was, however, well worth the effort! We had a whole day to kill, good thing! We spent a little too much time in the portion of the museum that features all the Albertan flora and fauna. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a very beautiful museum nestled at the top of the famous Edmonton river valley. Take some time to walk around the well-kept grounds if it's a nice day. The Aboriginal Exhibit on the second floor is really well done with Aboriginal history brought right up to the present. We went on a Saturday afternoon and it wasn't busy... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

6 of us went to the Museum.....kids, teenage, parents, grandparent. It was a great day for all of us. We easily saw all the exhibits in a few hours. It was big enough to be a good use of a half day, but not so big that the kids got tired. I look forward to coming back once the featured... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Alberta Museum

Address: Address: 12845-102nd Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 0M6, Canada
Phone Number: 780-453-9100
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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