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.

Family Day Activities

We’re open from 10:00am to 6:00pm on Family Day, Monday, February 19!
Stop in to discover dinosaurs and participate in some special activities activities throughout the museum! [get hours & admission info]

Influence of human development on burrowing owl habitat selection and reproductive success

Learn about the decline of burrowing owls in the Canadian prairies, the part human development may be playing, and the challenges the owls face when they arrive in the spring in our free lecture on February 24 from the Royal Alberta Museum’s Dr. Corey Scobie. [Learn more]

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


Family Day Activities

10:00 am - 6:00 pm






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