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Fossil World Discovery Center Museum

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Address: 1381 North Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
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New interactive dinosaur museum in Drumheller. Had the best time at this...

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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Great for kids - cool activities!

Good spot to check out fossils for sale. The museum was fun especially for the kids! The store had a wide variety of items for sale - liked the fossils - prices were good - off... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Murray M

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18 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good spot to check out fossils for sale. The museum was fun especially for the kids! The store had a wide variety of items for sale - liked the fossils - prices were good - off season pricing - purchased opal jewelry, Young kids liked the on hands fossil activity in the museum.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 5 and 2 year old ladies here and they loved it. There are a lot of robotic (?) Dinosaurs. My 2 year old was a little scared at the beginning but quickly became comfortable. The mining is great and you can take your time filling up a vial which comes with an information card identifying minerals. When... More 

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1 Thank Corissa S
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was fun my friend and I went there. My favourite part is was when we dug to see what dinosaur we where digging up. My least favourite was... I don't know. You should bring a camera to take pictures with the dinosaurs and the other cool things. You should come when you want to fill in some hours when... More 

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Thank MostFunMaya
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our children (all 6 and under), got more out of this experience than they did the actual museum down the road. Better souvineers in the store as well. The T-Rex is actually impressive in quality, though if you are there when it's less busy, the motion sensor trigger is in the corner by the emergency exit. Just walking by doesn't... More 

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1 Thank Christian S
Edmonton, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

No children with me so can't say I got to see the whole place and all it has to offer, but a couple of the activity rooms were under construction and wasn't much going on other than the souvenir shop. First time ever at Fossil World, drove by many times but never went in until now. If you love geology,... More 

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Thank girlonwhyte
Cambridge, Canada
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15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

My family and I visited while in Drumheller for the day. It was a great stop. We paid for my daughter to do the fossil dig and she loved it. The rubber pellets look just like sand! She had so much fun. The young fellow manning that area was super friendly. I think the best part was the animated dinosaur.... More 

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Thank melissabye
DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this review

We are all about family experience and although your stop in to see us was short we are step up to cater to that customer as well. We appreciate that you recognize our excellent prices and selection in our fossil and gift store. We just completed a major remodel but the essence of our offering remains the same. More 

Alberta, Canada
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109 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

we went inside but apparently they closed for the year. Only the souvenir shop is still open. I put average cause the shop was nice but next year we visit again & will let you know about the museum itself & hope it is good & better

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Thank AnonymousAlberta15
DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this review

Yes our retail fossil, mineral and dinosaur gift store is open until the end of October. Most people think our store is a 5 star offering. We have excellent prices and a great inventory. More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Small, expensive but fun! This "Museum" is expensive and you have to pay extra for the rock climp dino dig and gem find! Kinda silly as the venue is really small but the HUGE animated TRex the kids all love !!!

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Thank Alishia I
DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this review

I disagree. Our admission fee is only $6 and $24 for a family and has not changed for 8 years. Where else can you find that? 2016 was once again a record year for Fossil World Discovery Centre. Even the Royal Tyrrell Museum did not beat its record year of 2015 in 2016. Our value must be there for the... More 

Edson, Canada
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59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fun place to pass time. There are three activities for kids to do. One is mining rocks, it's fun and they get to take a small vial home of them. There is digging for fossils, which you also get to take one home. And rock climbing, although we didn't get to do that as they were short staffed. The animate... More 

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Thank Kaydensmom
DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this review

Our climbing wall was closed due to seasonal schedule not because we were short staffed. We have student staff May through August and on Labor Day weekend. We also have student staff on the weekends. There is not enough demand to justify additional staffing during the week the other times of year. We are closed each year after Halloween and... More 

Battleford, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Awesome, 7yr & 14 yr old enjoyed themselves here. Lot's of activities to take in from a climbing wall, fossil dig, gem stone collecting, kids play structure and the must see realistic moving T-Rex.

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Thank dctlc
DonChambers, Owner at Fossil World Discovery Center Museum, responded to this review

This is the most common response we get from families visiting Fossil World Discovery Centre, yet few write about their positive experience on Trip Advisor. We had yet another record year in 2016. Thank you for coming and thank our many returning customers for coming back year after year. We will have some big new changes for all of you... More 

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