The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum is an international institute for experiential learning dedicated to Alberta’s palaeontological heritage, through research, collection, preservation, exhibition, public programming, publications and innovative outreach.

Fossil Prep Lab

Interested in rocks and fossils? Willing to get your hands dirty? We are launching our volunteer preparation program. You will get direct instruction on how to prepare fossils from our Assistant Curator as you find out for yourself what lies buried in the rock. Visit our Fossil Prep Page for more information.

Roy Bickell Exhibit Coming Soon

Coming 2017, visit our NEW exhibit featuring local fossils collected by Roy Bickell.

Spot the Dino Friday

Friday March 3rd, find Aluk our dinosaur mascot, take a picture and tag @curriemuseum, the location we are at, and #spotthedino to be entered into the draw! We will be giving three hints to the location we will be at from our Facebook Page throughout the week.

Fossil I.D. Drop-In

Saturday, March 18th, 1:00 – 3:00PM

Come and learn about fossils in your area from a paleontologist. Join Assistant Curator, Derek Larson and learn about Alberta’s fossil heritage. Bring your fossils along for identification. This is a free drop-in event, admission to the Museum is extra.

FREE Lecture Series

Join us March 18th @ 3:00pm for a FREE Lecture by Dr. Brian Chatterton, Palaeontologist who will be speaking on “The Ins and Outs of trilobites, around the world”.

Visit the Dine-O-Saur restaurant!

Our Dine-O-Saur on-site restaurant is now open, and serves delicious meals to both museum-goers and guests! Check it out HERE (catering also available here)

Upcoming Events

Mar3

Spot the Dino Friday

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mar4

Fossil Prep Lab

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mar18

Fossil I.D. Drop-In

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mar18
Apr1

Fossil Prep Lab

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Apr8
Apr8
May6

Fossil Prep Lab

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

May27
Jun3

Fossil Prep Lab

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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