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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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Calgary, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
3 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This museum has evolved over the years into a wonderful museum for anyone interested in paleontology. However, the crowds on this past Saturday were so large that it was impossible to view everything in detail. Since we had visited previously this was not too big a problem for us but anyone visiting for the first time would have had a... More

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Hanover, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wonderful place I'd like to take grandkids. Nothing was missed - large dinosaurs, footprints, underwater etc. A paleontologist was working in the museum so we could ask questions. You could see others working behind glass. The information was even written in Braille. An interpreter was there telling young children how the teeth of the dinosaur told them what they ate.... More

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Alberta,Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
9 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

From start to finish a world class well laid out museum with outstanding fossils and displays. A must see. Plan to spend 2-3hrs at the museum if dinosaurs capture your imagination. Recommend going in off peak season if you can as it can get a bit busy but the crowds aren't too bad in the peak season. Arrive early if... More

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Doha, Qatar
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Dinosaur galore. In the heart of the digs this museum is a great exemple of what a museum should be. It was more than just a bunch of old bones but also an opportunity for both adults and children to better understand our world and its evolution. The exhibits are clear self explanatory with a good narrative between them. Me... More

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Okanagan, BC, Canada
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

In a word.....WOW! It got 'royal' assent from the Queen because it's that level of 'quality', and to be honest, that important in our world. This museum is beautiful, fascinating, and boggles the mind in terms of it's displays and information. The entire experience, from the grounds and winding entrance-way, to the 'dino experiences' for the kids is....spectacular! Nothing is... More

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Maple Valley, Washington
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Plenty of motorhome parking, extensive exhibits on multiple eras, some of the best specimens in the world, great activities if you arrive before 4pm, close to a decent RV park or two. A must see.

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Edmonton, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

It's amazing to think that these creatures are an Alberta creation. Well worth the time and perfect for children and families, especially on a hot day when you don't want to be outside in the sun.

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Victoria, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I brought my six year old son and all he could say was "Ohmygod!!" At every exhibit. There was plenty of interactive exhibits, a huge array of dino fossils and the staff were friendly and very informed. The gift shop was surprisingly small but still well stocked. LOVED IT.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
24 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A bit off the normal path (Drumheller), great museum, well worth a visit, had been here to the area 32 years ago, glad I returned, very unique

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Fort St. John, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Took a family day trip to this museum, with ages ranging from 2 to 70. Everyone had a great time. Very educational as well. Wish we had more time to explore the are around the museum. Overall a great experience and will be returning in the future when our little one is older.

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