Current ExhibitsBurgess Shale

Immerse yourself in a 505-million-year-old underwater world. This colourful, immersive exhibit features 46 creatures from the Burgess Shale, one of the most important fossil resources ever discovered. The original site, located 2300 metres above sea level in the Canadian Rockies at Yoho National Park in British Columbia, was once home to over 140 species of soft-bodied organisms.

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