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Fossil World Discovery Center Museum

1381 North Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
+1 403-823-6666
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This place was amazing!!!!

Ok, I'll admit I thought the robotic museum was going to be really corny but it was INCREDIBLE... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Shell1384
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Medicine Hat, Canada
Great museum! Reasonable admission cost

We stopped here on a Monday as the Royal Tyrell Museum was closed. We had a great time! The... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
adventuremom28
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Canmore, Canada
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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.....
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“t rex” (32 reviews)
“gift shop” (33 reviews)
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1381 North Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
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+1 403-823-6666
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"t rex"
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"gift shop"
in 33 reviews
"animatronic dinosaurs"
in 5 reviews
"great for young children"
in 2 reviews
"gold panning"
in 2 reviews
"motion sensor"
in 2 reviews
"museum portion"
in 2 reviews
"real fossils"
in 7 reviews
"for sale"
in 6 reviews
"per child"
in 2 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"great stop"
in 2 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 2 reviews
"minerals"
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"vial"
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"mining"
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Ok, I'll admit I thought the robotic museum was going to be really corny but it was INCREDIBLE!!! The t-rex was so animated, it even scared me when it's head turned towards me (a 33 yr old woman). The robotic dinosaurs are set to motion...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stopped here on a Monday as the Royal Tyrell Museum was closed. We had a great time! The animatronic dinosaurs are pretty amazing...our four year old was terrified! :) There were a few really cool fossils at the start of the museum that you...More

Thank adventuremom28
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Fossil world attraction is a small museum, mostly a showcase for fossils and minerals from the area. However the animatronics are worth the visit.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very unique exhibit with animated dinosaurs and other activities the kids could do. The gift shop has a very good selection of merchandise with reasonable pricing.

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

My son loved the panning for gems. We received a nice selection of different gem stones. Love the exhibits. Great for young children

Thank Genevieve S
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited this place with our two children and they LOVED it! It is small and does not take long to get through. We enjoyed how the dinosaurs are animated. Might be scary for younger children, but there is also a small playcenter in there...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Grandparents parents and grandchildren all had a fun time at this combination museum, amusement center gift shop and whatever. Real fossils, fake dinosaurs and lots of kid fun.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Sent the following email to the store and received a terrible reply. Won't spend my money there as they do not understand customer service. Last weekend my family and I had the pleasure to visit the Drumheller area and all three of my children had...More

Thank keyman77
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DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Terribly sorry the encounter was not to your satisfaction. Your expectations were reasonable and had I been there or running the museum I would have accommodated your request as it was reasonable. Not all stores price their goods to bargain or discount. You will notice...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Although this offers animatronic dinosaurs, I visited the shop. While Alberta owns all fossils (meaning tourists can't buy them), there were still many non-local items for sale. The staff is helpful in terms of selection.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

They get to pan for minerals and dig for fossils. I've taken kids from 5-8 years old and it has always been a hit. The robotic dinosaurs are awesome.

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