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Fossil World Discovery Center Museum

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Next to the the Museum this is great stop

Good size place with a few interesting displays and moving dinosaurs. Dig was fun for the kids... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
csgaetz
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Vancouver, Canada
Fun for the little ones

Myself my 5 year old and my 3 year old stopped on route to Calgary to break up the trip. Most... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Matt P
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New interactive dinosaur museum in Drumheller. Had the best time at this Museum with the kids. It's a must do.....
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1381 North Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good size place with a few interesting displays and moving dinosaurs. Dig was fun for the kids. Great as a second stop in this town.

Thank csgaetz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sandra and her staff were very knowledgeable and courteous, we really enjoyed hearing about Sandra's adventures. They have lots of interesting specimens for sale, some very unique. A definite must see when in Drumheller.

Thank Derek826
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The information center gave us this spot to pop into. What a great find! Our 8 year old had a blast in the fossil dig and panning for minerals. The staff were very pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful they ensured our girl was comfortable and had...More

Thank brysha
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was basically a place to buy fossils and trinkets. We paid to see the other side of the building but it was not worth it.

Thank jywwu
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Very rude children’s programming guide. Instead of instructing us to register and pay for a program, she grabbed the bucket and brush from my sons hands and said “I’ll take this.”More

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Sandra T, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

You where informed about the children programs going on for the day and given an opportunity to purchase these activities but you chose not to and just do the Museum (which is great fun to). But you allowed your child to push his way into...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Myself my 5 year old and my 3 year old stopped on route to Calgary to break up the trip. Most defineltly worth the stop!!!! Animatronics were good buy the experience for the kids was great. The young man working the fossil dig was so...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We didn't actually go into the museum as we just left the Royal Tyrell Museum but did go into the gift shop. They have cool souvenirs etc there but nothing special you wouldn't find in any other gift shop in Drumheller.

Thank IceBirds8
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I had read some reviews on this place and they seemed negative because of the cost. But really it was well worth every penny. My daughter had so much fun and got to keep a fossil and some rocks. The dinosaurs move and look very...More

Thank Brett K
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Some animatronic dinos then, of course, you exit into cheap souvenirs. Need to pay extra for "program" . Playground nearby.

Thank Milt D
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Great idea - would be nice to have a cross between this and the Tyrrell. This exhibit is just too short and very poorly labelled displays. The kids loved it and the play structure, but the adults could have used a bit more into.

Thank dramaguys
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