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Royal Tyrrell Museum

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Address: 1500 North Dinosaur Trail | Midland Provincial Park, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
Phone Number: 14038237707
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Dig (archeology)
Description: 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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Excellent Day Trip

Perfect for the kids! Loads of hands on, interactive centres for the children to become engaged. Spent about two hours visiting the museum. Dark inside made photos tricky.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Perfect for the kids! Loads of hands on, interactive centres for the children to become engaged. Spent about two hours visiting the museum. Dark inside made photos tricky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awesome for all ages. Seems everytime we go we get to learn something new. 😊 Started going when my son was 5 yrs and as he grows there is more and more interesting stuff there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I am SO sorry that I didn't get my sons here years ago. Despite lining up for 45 minutes in 30 degrees Celcius to buy tickets, the museum was SO worth it. Since Tyrell's website offers so few photos and little information, I was pleasantly surprised to find an attraction I could have spent all day enjoying. The museum is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The museum is great and reasonable priced but very crowded as to be expected. The best part for me was the hike throught the badlands afterwards.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is amazing. It is educational and the displays are wondrous. The kids enjoyed the displays and had fun at the play area outside the building. The cafeteria had a nice selection of food. I ate a delicious chick pea salad. There is also a nearby interpretive trail that is very scenic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of the best museums I have been to. Not huge, but packed with interesting and informative and interactive displays and seminars. Worth the trip and the time.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Drumheller is a great day trip from Calgary. You drive through the typical Alberta farmland - fields, canola and pumpjacks, and then suddenly you are in the badlands! The highlight of Drumheller is the Royal Tyrrell Museum. This place is great for adults and kids. If you are in the area, stopping in at the hoodoos is also great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went here with two young kids, one was really into it, the other one not so much. I think there could be two types of visitors here: those with young kids who dash through, look for a few seconds and then move on (with little kids, this was us), and those who could take HOURS or a whole day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I would definitely suggest visiting this museum with or without kids. In the future I would definitely opt for the audio version to lesson to all the fascinating dinosaurs...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Driving to Banff, stopped for a day in Drumheller. Tyrell is worth a visit, a world class museum. Excellent displays, three T-Rex skeletons - kids love this place.

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Address: 1500 North Dinosaur Trail | Midland Provincial Park, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
Phone Number: 14038237707
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Drumheller
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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