Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology is an amazing experience near Drumheller, Alberta.
The museum resides within a plethora of alternative attractions and hiking trails reminiscent of the Badlands in the American Southwest.
The museum is a self guided tour through the periods of the planet's development. There are many fascinating attractions and plenty of opportunities for children to participate with interactive exhibits and computer simulations.
There are hundreds of pristine fossil samples of prehistoric life. One exhibit is a very large sample of ammolite.
The Royal Tyrrell Museum offers a wide variety of unique exhibits and experiences. There are many photographic opportunities.
The museum maintains an impressive botanical garden.
When hiking in, or touring in the Drumheller area, a visit to the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology is an opportunity to learn about the formation of life on the planet and to take a break in a very cool place.
Driving the Dinosaur Trail reveals some of the most unique scenery in Alberta and introduces a number of scenic vistas and historical treasures.
To the southwest of Drumheller is the historical Star Mine, the restored tipple at the Atlas Coal Mine just past Hoodoo Provincial Park and the old and fascinating mining town of Wayne, Alberta which hosts a small but resilient population and the Last Chance Saloon.