If you have child who has a passion for dinosaurs you’re going to want to put Dinosaurs Unearthed the temporary exhibit at The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Wembley, Alberta on you list of places for a family road trip.
Located just 9 km west of Grande Prairie, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum opened in 2015 and features collections that include marine fossils, specimens, casts, murals, articulated re-constructions, core samples and artifacts from various dinosaurs, a large family theatre, as well as an outdoor discovery fossil walk, a large outdoor playground, and the onsite Dine-O-Saur restaurant.
Experience the dinosaurs’ world like never before as you watch dinosaurs come alive as life-sized animatronics of Protoceratops, Deinonychus, and the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex. Learn about the fascinating advances in science that have allowed palaeontologists to reconstruct how these animals lived and breathed.
Hours of operation & admission
You can check out Dinosaurs Unearthed and all of the other exciting exhibits at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum on the following days/times.
September 1st – May 31st
Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm
June 1st – August 31st
Saturday – Monday 10:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday – Friday 10:00am – 8:00pm
Seniors (65+) and veterans – $11
Students (with ID) and children (5-17) – $7
Children under 5 – free
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) – $40
*AMA members receive 10% off
If you are seeing a National Geographic film or a full length film during your visit it is an extra $2-$4
For more information visit the museums website at www.dinomuseum.ca