Current Exhibits

Journey through time and come face-to-face with some of Canada's mightiest dinosaurs. With nine ever-evolving galleries, fun hands-on activities, and the rugged beauty of Alberta's badlands, there's something for everyone.

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  • Cretaceous Garden

    Cretaceous Garden

    The ancient Alberta landscape was much different than what you see today. Dinosaurs and other animals lived in a lush, coastal environment dotted with swamps, ponds, and marshes.

     


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    Terrestrial Palaeozoic

    Walk through over 200 million years in ten paces. This condensed window of life from the Silurian to Permian periods contains some of the plants, insects and amphibians of the time.


  • Cretaceous Alberta

    Cretaceous Alberta

    Explore Alberta as it was 69 million years ago and come face to face with a pack of Albertosaurus dinosaurs.


  • Science Hall

    Science Hall

    Before embarking on your journey through the Museum take a few minutes to learn the basics of palaeontology.


  • Preparation Lab

    Preparation Lab

    Watch as fossils found right here in Alberta are prepared by Museum technicians for research and display.


  • Lords of the Land

    Lords of the Land

    Witness the beauty of the beasts in this exhibit highlighting some of the Museum's most rare, fragile, and scientifically significant pieces.


  • Burgess Shale

    Burgess Shale

    Immerse yourself in a 505-million-year-old water world and discover one of the most important fossil resources ever found.


  • Devonian Reef

    Devonian Reef

    Discover the underwater world of Alberta as it was 375 million years ago.


  • Dinosaur Hall

    Dinosaur Hall

    Walk among one of the largest collections of dinosaur skeletons in the world.


  • Mammal_Hall

    Mammal Hall

    Introduce yourself to the most recent era in the history of life on Earth and discover that change, not stability, is the nature of our world.


  • Ice Ages

    Ice Age

    Explore a startlingly different world with giant, woolly mammoths, mastodons, and sabre-toothed cats.


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