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Fossil World Discovery Center Museum

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Worth visiting if in the area. Lots of fossils and a nice gift shop with fossils and crystal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derek A
Cute place that's great for little ones

Fossil World is a great place for those kids too young to appreciate the wonders of the Tyrell... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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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 1 week ago

Worth visiting if in the area. Lots of fossils and a nice gift shop with fossils and crystal specimens from around the world. Frendly and knowledgeable staff to assist you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Derek A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love coming to Fossil World and go generally once per year. Our kids absolutely love the moving dinosaurs and talk about them year-round. It is a shorter tour in that everything is within the one room but nonetheless, we love going to Fossil World...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fossil World is a great place for those kids too young to appreciate the wonders of the Tyrell Museum. You can purchase a package that allows kids to do their own "dig" and take home a souvenier fossil, do some mining for minerals which they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 11 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank csgaetz
Reviewed 3 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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