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The Ice Ages Gallery

Royal Tyrrell Museum Ice Ages Gallery exhibits and signage

The Royal Tyrrell Museum opened the Ice Ages Gallery in 1999. A collaboration between curators, technical staff, the exhibits team and others, it tells the story of Alberta from two million years ago to the present—the time called the Pleistocene, when huge mammals roamed, great ice sheets came and went, Read more →

Compare two display signs

Compare these two interpretive display signs.                             The license for the Yale Peabody Museum’s China’s Feathered Dinosaurs exhibit allowed host museums to add to the displays, but forbade them from changing any material provided by the Yale Peabody. The Read more →

Dinosaur trading cards, with interpretive text

Click Dinosaur trading cards to view a sample of dinosaur trading cards, with interpretive text by Monique Keiran. The three trading cards form part of a 12-card series published by the Royal Tyrrell Museum Cooperating Society.

New theories from an old dinosaur graveyard

Yes Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for Kids, Winter 1998/1999—If a group of animals died together, there’s a good chance they lived together, says Philip Currie, dinosaur palaeontologist at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta. Currie is studying a recently re-opened bonebed, located 60 kilometres up the Red Deer River from Read more →

Trex teacher's resource guide

T. rex teacher’s resource guide

In 1998, IMAX Corporation and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology joined forces. IMAX filmed its first fictional IMAX film at the museum—and it was about dinosaurs. Of course. One of the collateral projects that accompanied the film was a teacher’s resource guide. I worked with Sue Mander, from IMAX, Read more →