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Royal Tyrrell Museum

Midland Provincial Park | P.O. Box 7500, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
403-823-7707
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums, Science Museums, Specialty Museums
Activities: Dig (archeology)
Owner description: Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating evolution of dinosaurs through it's collection of dozens of skeletons and hundreds... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Windsor, Canada
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171 reviews 171 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The museum is very informative and is unparalleled by any other museum in palaeontology. The museum is a walk through the ages. It is very informative in particular for kids. One thing that looks in surplus is the amount of T.Rex remains. It is a must see for anyone visiting the Calgary area.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Royal Tyrell museum is easily the best palaeontology museum I have been to. Everything is laid out in a great way and there is information all over the museum to go with the great fossils. The highlight has to be the 'black beauty' T. Rex fossil

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Fun for all ages. I wouldn't call myself a dinosaur enthusiast but I learned so much in 2 hours. the spore/pollen room is kind of tucked away and if it wasn't for our 2 year old running in we would have missed it. We ended up spending 30minutes in here pelting rubber balls at each other!! The museum was much... More

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Regina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is an impressive museum - no doubt about it. My son is 5 years old and loves dinosaurs. He was interested the entire time. We hope to go back in a few years and take part in some of the hikes and field experiences.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

It was a superb collection brilliantly displayed. We watched exhibits being prepared. You would need a whole day at least to really see everything but realistically a morning or afternoon. The children we saw were absolutely enthralled.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

A really interesting mix of attractions. Fossils, paintings and recreated, life-like statues. My biggest complaint was the people. The museum should have a Neanderthal exhibit for all the people milling around and the out-of-control children.

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Saskatoon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We finally (after years of drive-bys) planned a weekend trip to Drumheller to see the Royal Tyrrell Museum in particular. It was fine. Grounds and indoor facilities were both nicely planned and maintained. Lots to see. The little conservatory was delightful. Staff was great. However, when we went it was overcrowded. Consequently, we were unable to actually learn much about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Family vacation 2014, with my husband and our 3, 5 & 7 year olds. Incredible! Definately suggest getting a 2 day pass (for us it was a whoppibg $42). Affordable, educational and a place we will remember forever. Must do the story time (free), the Jr Dig Dinosaur Adventure ($20) & Fossil Casting ($10). My kids are still talking about... More

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canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Finally made it to Drumheller and this museum. Give yourself 2-3 hours, lots to see and do. There is a trail outside of the man building which is worth the hike - not difficult.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We went as a family and there's so much to see! Would definitely recommend a visit to this museum! Not pricey either!

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