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 Forum

Join us Saturday, March 24 for an information-filled forum of fossil facts, with back-to-back mini-lectures from six dinosaur experts, including Drs. Eva Koppelhus and Philip Currie!
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Palaeontologist for a Day

This summer, discover the undiscovered in our new Palaeontologist for a Day program!
Join a real dinosaur fossil excavation and search for the next dino discovery!
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Great White Shark

Explore the great white shark’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. Shot on location in South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico and California, and culminating in a direct encounter between man and shark, Great White Shark looks to find the truth behind the mythic creature forever stigmatized by its portrayal in the world’s first blockbuster movie, Jaws. [Learn more]

Fossil Country on Canvas

Opening on Saturday, January 13, 2018, see fossil country through the eyes of acclaimed Canadian painter Robert Guest and learn about the prehistoric connection palaeontologists have unearthed in our newest special exhibit! [Learn more]

Dinosaur museum honours volunteers

Over two dozen volunteers of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum gathered on Friday, October 27 to receive recognition for their contributions to the organization… [Learn more]

Fundraiser attracts outpouring of support for dino museum

Over 300 attendees filled the Pomeroy Hotel on Saturday, September 30 for the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum annual fundraiser – this year dubbed ‘A Night for the Museum – Everybody Rock the Dinosaur,’ in support of the organization’s educational programs and technologies. [Learn more]

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starting Thursday, June 1 in the Aykroyd Family Theatre, experience life during the Cretaceous in BBC Earth’s Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet. [Learn more]


Feed your dino-sized hunger at the museum’s on-site restaurant – no gallery admission required! [Learn more]

Upcoming Events





HHMI Tangled BankBrown’s Social HouseGPOptixCounty of Grande PrairieRotary Club of Grande PrairieGP Auto GroupGrowing the North ConferenceGreenBuilt Homes & Wembley DevelopmentsPembinaPCL Construction LeadersKen and Teresa Sargent Family FoundationEncana Natural GasSaddle Hills CountyPomeroy LodgingCanadian NaturalAlliance Pipeline
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