Public ProgramsPassion for the Past

The scientists at the Royal Tyrrell Museum are experts in their fields of palaeontological research. Get to know them, and learn how they uncover the fascinating mysteries of the past in this 25-minute video presentation.

*Bronze winner of the 2008 Interpretation Canada Awards of Excellence.


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310-0000 then (403) 823-7707

Outside North America



Recommended ages 10+

Dates and Times

Spring: May 18 – June 23: Weekends only, includes Mon. May 20 (hourly, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Summer: June 28 – August 31: Daily (hourly, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Fall: September 1 – 30: Daily, includes Mon. September 2 (hourly, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)


*Registration not required.

  • Fossil Casting
    Fossil Casting

    Enjoy hands-on learning and make your own fossil replica.

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  • Preparation Lab
    Preparation Lab

    Watch as fossils found right here in Alberta are prepared by our technicians for research and display.

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  • Directions
    Royal Tyrell Museum

    Located 6 km from Drumheller, the Museum is nestled in the heart of the Canadian Badlands where fossil hunters have prospected for over a century.

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