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Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

Drumheller is located 130 km Northeast of Calgary in Alberta's Badlands. Made up of badlands, hoodoos, canyons and coulees, the area provides vast terrains of discovery.
The Drumheller Badlands are one of the few areas in the world where sedimentary layers from earlier time periods have been scraped off by natural processes, exposing a rich cache of fossils and even complete dinosaur skeletons.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Diverse and beautiful topography
  • Cons:A bit out of the way
  • In a nutshell:Worth a visit
  • Last visit to Drumheller: Sep 1999
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2005 at 7:59 AM

    Fascinating museum - we wished we had our son with us -he was a dinosaur-nut at 6.

  • Xemx's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2004 at 10:52 AM

    I never realized that Canada had so many dinosaurs in the past...always learning new things here. Thanks for the info. and pics, Kev. Glad I wasn't around at that time...they look like nasty creatures...cats are much nicer :-)

  • windsorgirl's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2004 at 4:12 PM

    We have visited alot of the same places. You have some great photos from the museum.

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2004 at 5:45 AM

    Very interesting page. Nice pics too :-))

  • RhineRoll's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2004 at 2:47 AM

    great Info, joy to read!

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2004 at 2:35 AM

    it is a fantastic place isn't it and that really is a top museum i think

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2004 at 3:00 AM

    Interesting info & tips on a place I've never heard of before. That's one of the best things about VT. Thanks Kevin!


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