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Fossil World Discovery Center Museum

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Nice stop but wouldn't recommend others to pay to get into other area

This was basically a place to buy fossils and trinkets. We paid to see the other side of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jywwu
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Ontario,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 3 weeks ago
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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+1 403-823-6666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to see and do here. Dig for fossils. See real fossils. Fun facts and history. Buy a souvenir and stay for a visit. The dinosaurs are friendly.

Thank Sherrill C
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect for our 4 year old. He spent 2 hours there and was entertained the entire time. The Dino dig was better then the same activity at tyrell and the kids get to keep a fossil. We recommend!

Thank walker1620
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My kids (4 and 6 years old) had lots of fun. It is a bit pricey, but nice place to spend an hour or so.

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