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visitors since 1967

Out and About

Did you know the museum is out and about in your community? We invite you to connect with us at one of the following upcoming events!

As the Royal Alberta Museum transitions to its new home in downtown Edmonton, we are developing, prototyping, and testing ideas for the activities and programs that will be offered at the new location. To do this, we need your help! Have your say by diving in and testing our activities. Tell us what you think and help us make the new museum the best that it can be.

Past Community Events:

BMO All Day Sunday

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Art Gallery of Alberta
Sunday, July 24th, 12PM - 4PM

Did you know that with the right technology, stories about objects that are hidden right in plain sight can be revealed? Come visit us at the Art Gallery of Alberta on Sunday, July 24th to see some of the secrets behind museum artifacts. You'll also have a chance to create your own secret message and then reveal it to your friends and family using our special infrared camera! Our conservation staff will be there to show you how it all works.

KidsFringe at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival

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KidsFringe
Saturday, August 13th, 10AM - 6PM
North end of the Fringe site on 104 Street between 85 and 86 Avenues

Visit the Royal Alberta Museum's tent at KidsFringe to check out some COOL, WEIRD, and WONDEROUS stuff from our travelling cabinet of curiosities. Share your ideas on our Idea Wall about what you want to see and do when you visit the new Royal Alberta Museum. Discover more about the museum's mammoth move downtown and what we are currently doing while our exhibitions are closed.

KidsFringe at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival

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KidsFringe
Saturday, August 20th, 10AM - 6PM
North end of the Fringe site on 104 Street between 85 and 86 Avenues

Visit the Royal Alberta Museum's tent at KidsFringe to check out some COOL, WEIRD, and WONDEROUS stuff from our travelling cabinet of curiosities. Share your ideas on our Idea Wall about what you want to see and do when you visit the new Royal Alberta Museum. Discover more about the museum's mammoth move downtown and what we are currently doing while our exhibitions are closed.

BMO All Day Sunday - "These Old Dinosaur Bones"

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Art Gallery of Alberta
Sunday, August 21st, 12PM - 4PM

What are fossils made of? Can anything be a fossil? Are fossils heavy? Join us at the Art Gallery of Alberta on Sunday, August 21st where you can discover the answers to these questions by getting up close and personal with some of the weird and wonderful fossils from our collection. We'll even have tools on hand for you to help us dig up buried fossils treasures!