Public ProgramsFossil Casting

Make your own fossil replica, learn the differences between fossils and casts, and discover why casts are important to the Museum during this 45-minute indoor workshop.

Download a PDF of Cast Painting Instructions here.



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Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Outside North America



Ages 4+

Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a participating paid adult companion.

Children 3 years and under are not allowed in the Casting Lab due to health and safety reasons.

Allergy Alert: Silicone molds are used in the making of casts.

Dates and Times

Spring: May 18 – June 23: Weekends only, includes Mon. May 20, 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., & 4:00 p.m.

Summer: June 28 – August 31: Daily, 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Fall: September 1 - 30: Weekends only, includes Mon. September 2, 12:00 p.m.


$10.00 per person

All applicable taxes are included in fees.

To secure your spot, advance registration is recommended.

A 10% discount is available for pre-registered, organized groups of 10 or more.

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