Public ProgramsTHE DIG EXPERIENCE

Using the tools and techniques of palaeontology, you will uncover fossil replicas in our simulated dig site, unearth their unique stories, and hold real fossils. Experience the thrill of excavation on this 90-minute realistic dinosaur dig.

 

Contact Us

Toll free in North America (outside Alberta)
1-888-440-4240

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

Outside North America
1-403-823-7707

Email
tyrrell.bookings@gov.ab.ca

Ages

Ages 7+ (Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult)

Dates and Times

Summer: June 27 – August 31: Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Fees

Youth (7-17) $15.00

Adult (18+) $15.00

All applicable taxes are included in fees.

To secure your spot, advance registration is recommended.

Additional Information

For the safety and comfort of our participants, sturdy outdoor footwear is required (running shoes, hiking boots or hiking sandals).

Due to the hiking trail’s uneven terrain, this program is not wheelchair accessible.

We recommend bringing water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and suitable clothing.

In the event of poor trail conditions an indoor version of this program will be offered.

(Hike Information: 2 km return trip along uneven path, moderately challenging with a few hills).

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

 

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