Public Programs

Explore, create, and discover at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Excavate in a realistic quarry, make your own fossil replica, or take a guided hike through the badlands.

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  • Dinosite!

    Dinosite!

    90-minute hike

    Ages 4+

    Prospect for fossils and investigate real dinosaur remains.


  • Excavate It

    The Dig Experience

    90 minutes

    Ages 10+

    Experience the thrill of excavation in a realistic quarry using professional tools and techniques.


  • Seven Wonders

    Seven Wonders Of The Badlands

    60 minutes

    All ages

    Marvel at the wonders of the badlands on this guided hike through Midland Provincial Park.


  • Jr. Dinosaur Explorers

    Jr. Dinosaur Explorers

    2 ½ hours

    Ages 7 - 12

    Excavate in a realistic quarry and participate in a badlands dinosaur adventure.


  • Dino Adventure Hour

    Dino Adventure Hour

    60 minutes

    Ages 3 - 6

    Kids discover dinosaurs, work in a realistic indoor dig site, and make a cool craft.


  • Fossil Casting

    Fossil Casting

    45 minutes

    Ages 4+

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


  • Alberta Unearthed

    Alberta Unearthed: The Game

    30 minutes

    All ages

    FREE!

    Would you like to be a palaeontologist? This interactive game show highlights the incredible fossils in our 25th anniversary exhibit.


  • passion past

    Passion for the Past

    25 minutes

    Recommended ages 10 +

    FREE!

    Meet our scientists and find out what inspires them to uncover the mysteries of the prehistoric past.


  • Pond Scum

    Pond Scum

    15 minutes

    Recommended ages 5+

    FREE!

    Discover how Alberta's rich fossil record fuels today's resource industry in this 15-minute award-winning video.


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    Science Break

    15 minutes

    All ages

    FREE!

    Interactive and engaging presentations on various palaeontological topics.


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    Behind the Scenes

    15 minutes

    All ages

    FREE!

    What happens to fossils once they're collected in the field? Find out in this virtual behind-the-scenes tour.


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    Badlands Trail

    All ages

    FREE!

    Enjoy a scenic self-guided hike through the badlands.


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