Drumheller /drʌmˈhɛlər/ is a town within the Red Deer River valley in the badlands of east-central Alberta, Canada. It is located 110 kilometres (68 mi) northeast of Calgary. The Drumheller portion of the Red Deer River valley, often referred to as Dinosaur Valley, has an approximate width of 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) and an approximate length of 28 kilometres (17 mi).
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5 based on 398 reviews
Deep in the Canadian Badlands, a location famous for its prehistoric attractions, lies a hidden valley where the events of a not-so-distant past echo, a place where ancient Israel is reborn and you can experience, "the greatest story ever told." The 14,000 who come each July are moved to laughter and tears by the dramatic portrayal of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Awesome portrayal of the birth, life & death of Jesus Christ with about 200 volunteer actors! Many well known scriptures portrayed in this amazing Badlands location. Very well organized from the play to parking to the bathroom break. So many volunteers enjoying their role in...MoreHope you can join us next year for our 25th. Follow us on Facebook for more updates and special offers.
5 based on 102 reviews
Over 5000 sq. ft. and 300 Authentic costumes, props and set pieces from movie and Television history. No fakes or replicas. Items from Star Trek, Hell on Wheels, Magnificent Seven, Pirates of the Caribbean, Brokeback Mountain, The Drew Carey Show, The Carol Burnett Show, Harry Potter, Thunderbirds, Sherlock Holmes, Men in Black, Superman, Captain America, Titanic, Terra Nova, and several real life historical artifacts from the real Titanic and her twin sister ship Olympic, real pirate treasure from the Atocha - sank in 1622 and discovered in 1985, as well as the U.S. 7th Cavalry, and more!!
This was a very interesting little museum. I am not a Star Trek fan, but they have items from several shows and movies. The two owners have a lot of interesting information about all the items in the displays. They made the visit extra special....MoreThank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate it very much. We’re glad that you feel that your visit was extra special. We strive to bring the displays to life for our visitors. Please do visit us again!
5 based on 2 reviews
Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating evolution of dinosaurs through its collection of dozens of skeletons and hundreds of fossils.
Well worth the drive from Calgary to Drumheller. Awesome place for both children and adults. Amazing education displays. Had a great time exploring the museum. It's busy, so parking can get tricky, but well worth any aggravation trying to find a spot. Take time to explore the outside, by walking up the stairs for a great view of the landscape.
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4.5 based on 470 reviews
I have no idea why this site is not bragged about by Canadians far and wide. I've been to the Grand Canyon and Horsethief Canyon rivals it, in my opinion. I stumbled across this gorgeous spot on my last trip to Alberta and just had to bring the rest of my family here upon this most recent opportunity. Parking is free and plentiful. Site is completely accessible. There is a terrific storyboard onsite for some related history. We took in the views from both sides of the canyon and they are equally breathtaking. Made a little ground squirrel friend while there.
4.5 based on 944 reviews
We stopped at the hoodoos and took in the scenery. Great place for photo ops. Also, for the more adventurous, you can climb up the hillside and have a look down upon the hoodoos. It's a bit of challenging climb, but worth the spectacular view. A highlight of our stop in Drumheller.
4.5 based on 294 reviews
We enjoyed the free and easy trip across on the ferry. The gentleman on duty was very friendly and informative and gave us some good tourist information. We drove around the other side and saw some interesting places and followed the highway back to Drumheller. Easy and different experience.
4.5 based on 371 reviews
The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is considered Canada's most complete historic coal mine and offers visitors a range of interpretive tours, on the surface, underground and up into the last wooden tipple in the country. We tell the amazing stories of the miners who came to seek their fortunes in the Drumheller Valley, in the heart of the Canadian Badlands.
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, really enjoyed the history and stories they shared. We paid general admission and toured the grounds on our own, there was a lot of interesting things to see. It also included a train tour and it was fun as well.
4 based on 496 reviews
The suspension bridge is fantastic , if ur in the area this is a must see . Do some research online before u go .. its very intresting
4 based on 210 reviews
We enjoyed the story of the church. A truly unique building. We easily parked to the side of the church and went in, appreciated the peaceful tranquility of the church and took some photos and were left in wonderment of it all. A lovely and...MoreThe Little Church has been standing in that area since the early 60's and to be enjoyed by everyone. So glad you found it peaceful. It is a rare hidden gem for our town.
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