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Royal Alberta Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely museum!

Visited on a weekday and it was quiet. The museum is new and it’s gorgeous! Clean and modern... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ATravelingSushi
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Wow, especially for kids

The building itself is stunning. It's open and modern while still remaining inviting. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Welcome to the new Royal Alberta Museum (RAM)! Our brand new location in downtown Edmonton opened on October 3, 2018. Our new museum is more than just a thoughtful, beautifully designed space. It's an authentic reflection of where Alberta is today...more
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9810 103a Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0G2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a weekday and it was quiet. The museum is new and it’s gorgeous! Clean and modern. Loved the exhibit. There are two main exhibits - human history and animal/ nature focused. Great place to spend 2 hours! Would recommend.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The building itself is stunning. It's open and modern while still remaining inviting. The exhibits, especially in the natural history section, are really well done. But, for our family, the star of the show was the kids play area. It was easily one of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are muliple exhibits. We had childern from 2-12 years old and all enjoyed themselves. The childern enjoyed the Childerns Exhibit- so did us adults playing in the sand learning area. There is also a lot of history in the other Exhibits. My least favourite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to sit downstairs in the winter and have a coffee. The exhibits are ok. It's hard to read some of the info at the exhibits. Lighting is bad and glare.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank walksrocco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I do miss the old location, this one is great. There is so much to do for the family and will keep you excited and entertained for hours. I am looking forward to the upcoming exhibits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yegagent
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my Grandson to the beautiful RAM. He had a blast going through the kids area and then the exhibits. we loved the first nations video/ movie in the round. There was an old horse ride for free that kids used to ride....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing like this in Alberta, and we think it's likely the very best museum in the province. It covers human and natural history, and their displays are quite spectacular. They change up techniques quite a bit, so there's no monotony here, with videos, large...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An 81 year old friend and I went to the museum for the first time. We enjoyed all the exhibits on the first floor. Some exhibits reminded her of her past. I liked seeing the unique history of Alberta. We spent 2 hours on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Travel16UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is alot to see and take in, perhaps too much for one visit. Some of the displays were not working or missing a creature. I am critical of things like that because i paid full price to see it. It was not a reduced...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thrycun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was quite impressed with the overall organization of the extensive exhibits on the two floors of the RAM. Both the Human History floor and the Natural History Floor were extremely detailed and diverse, designed to keep visitors engaged and informed. It was very busy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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ChrisP4270
March 17, 2019|
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Response from TravelinTerry11-11 | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for current and upcoming exhibitions.
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hansulricha
October 8, 2018|
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Forget it, I did not post a question at all. Somehow it was put into the wrong “basket”
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kjtraveler1
July 4, 2018|
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The new museum has opened as of October,2018 In downtown Edmonton same area as the art museum & city hall. It's enormous. Worth a trip.
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