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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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I visited the museum to see the Wildlife Photographer of The Year! It was just my luck that the exhibition started 2 days before I left the country. The exhibition showcases the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I visited the museum to see the Wildlife Photographer of The Year! It was just my luck that the exhibition started 2 days before I left the country. The exhibition showcases the mind-boggling beauty of the natural world, put in a frame by professionals, amateurs and children — some as young as 10 years old — from all around the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went with our 5 year old son and he enjoyed the visit a lot. They had a show on wild life photography which was amazing and a nice collection of wild animals, bugs and butterflies and minerals. Suggestion: visit on Sat/Sun between 9-11AM as the entry rates are half

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just to let people know, the Royal Museum has a full sized movie theatre and part of it is used to host the Edmonton Film Society's showing of movies that belong in a museum. The screenings are certain Monday nights, Fall to Spring, Attendance is quite good. There is something about paying a little bit of money and being forced... More 

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Alberta,Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This museum does not really stand out as far as museums go. Honestly it is not to say it is a bad place to visit, on the contrary it is a place you should visit if your a museum goer. However it is just nothing really special.

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edmonton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

If you or your kid's like minerals, or bugs this is the place to go the admission alone is worth it even if this is the only exhibit you go to see. I spend a good four hours here and hope to go back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Love the Royal Alberta Museum. It's a great place to take the family on a weekend. The museum is big enough to take up a nice portion of your day. Young ones can easily visit the museum without getting tired. Perfect.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The stones are the best!! I didn't mind the crowding as it was free because I went on family day when it was free. They have a feature museum and so you need to check out what the feature is so it's something you are interested in. It changes pretty frequently. This time it was nature photos but I enjoyed... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My grand daughter and I visit the museum at least once a year and we are never disappointed. We love the bug display. We enjoy the rocks. We love the North American Animals and the Native American section.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to visit and interesting displays. Too bad, they moving it closer to downtown area. NOT partical at all. A must visit for tourist visiting the city of chumps oh should say champions. Yet we have not won a grey cup or stanley cup for at least 5 years or more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great afternoon out with the family to take in all the nature of all the animals that surround our area as well as the the rock museum and see all the different kinds of stones and rocks that have been found. Take in one of the shows that is showing. Also I have been with a group of children... More 

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