EventsSeniors' Week

During Seniors’ Week, Albertans 65 years and older receive free admission to the province’s 20 historic sites, museums, and archives, including the Royal Tyrrell Museum.


Seniors’ Week

Sunday, June 2 to Saturday, June 8

Special Events

Tuesday, June 4 at 9 a.m.

Activity booth at the Pioneer Trail Senior Centre’s Free Pancake Breakfast.

Wednesday, June 5 at 11 a.m.

Scientific Lecture, Royal Tyrrell Museum Auditorium
Dr. Donald Henderson, Curator of Dinosaurs, speaks about his recent discoveries and fieldwork.

Thursday, June 6

Gallery Hotspot Tours
Join Gallery Experience Officers for short, in-depth talks about our specimens.
10 a.m.: Camarasaurus in Dinosaur Hall
1 p.m.: Mammoth in Ice Age Exhibit
3 p.m.: Borealopelta in Grounds for Discovery

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prep Table Open
Talk with Museum technicians about the fossils they are preparing.

Friday, June 7 at 9 a.m.

Museum Walk
Take a 4.6-billion-year walk through time with friends. Note: This is not a guided tour of the Museum.

  • Dinosaur Hall
    Dinosaur Hall

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

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  • Facebook

    Become a fan, make comments, and share photos on our Facebook page.

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  • Directions
    Royal Tyrell Museum

    Located 6 km from Drumheller, the Museum is nestled in the heart of the Canadian Badlands where fossil hunters have prospected for over a century.

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