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“A Must” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Tyrrell Museum

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 16 Attractions in Drumheller
Type: Natural History Museums, Science Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Dig (archeology)
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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.
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“A Must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

A great place to visit for all ages, extremly well thought out, dramatically presented, time lines clearly stated. Good staff. Helped me to understand and learn much more about dinosaurs and the different periods they lived in. Amazing reconstructions.

Visited November 2012
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“Wished we had more time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This is the heaven for anyone (young and old) who is into science, evolution, and especially, paleontology! There is a vast collection within the museum itself, and a large walkway outside to demonstrate the Badlands. There are many creative souvenirs from the gift shop, and a cafeteria in case you forgot to bring lunch!

Visited May 2012
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“Surrounded by dinosaurs!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Approaching Drumheller you can already tell from the environment that this is no ordinary place. The landscape is strangely eerie and you can easily imagine dinosaurs roaming around it. The museum is absolutely amazing! The collection of dinosaurs and all kinds of ' saurs' in there is very wide and the way they are exhibited travels you through time and makes you feel grateful you live in the 21st century...

Visited August 2012
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“Great place to visit, but I think it's better in the summer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

It was a wonderful museum! Very interesting and lots of fossils to look at! I especially enjoy the stories of how the fossils were found such as the black beauty. We went when it was cold and snowy so the outside trails were closed off but I think they would totally add to the experience and next time I go it will be at a warmer time of the year.

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“If your kids love dinosaurs...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

This is a great attraction if you are looking to spend an afternoon with the kids. There are tons of exhibits, a bunch of pictures to be taken, and enough interactive hands on material that even busy kids can stay busy. Sometimes a little crowded on weekends, but that's also a sign that it is a popular attraction.

Visited June 2012
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