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Top Choice Museum in Drumheller

Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

This fantastic museum is one of the preeminent dinosaur museums on the planet. Even if you have no interest in dinos, you'll come out feeling like you missed your calling as a paleontologist. The exhibits are nothin…
Top Choice Bar in Drumheller

Last Chance Saloon

Last Chance is the real thing – a Western saloon from 1913, complete with bear skins, old kerosene lamps, antique photos and bullet holes in the wall. Since its original heyday, Wayne's population has dwindled from …
Mine in Drumheller

Atlas Coal Mine

Home to the last wooden tipple (a coal-loading structure) in Canada, Atlas Coal Mine closed its production in 1959. Today it's an engaging historic sight where you can check out the original mine buildings and chat …
Bistro in Drumheller

Ivy's Awesome Kitchen & Bistro

With good, home-style cooking that won't clot your arteries, Ivy's offers breakfasts, panini, burgers, fresh soups and beautiful salads. You'll find dishes that cater to vegans, vegetarians and gluten-free diets. Ch…
Museum in Drumheller

East Coulee School Museum

This original village school in art-deco style doubled in size to eight rooms during the coal mining boom of the 1930s. Exhibits inside detail the history of East Coulee (once bigger than Drumheller) and of the scho…
Bridge in Drumheller

Rosedale Suspension Bridge

This suspension bridge isn't very long or particularly high, but it's definitely not for the faint of heart. Made of see-through wire mesh, it sways like a river reed in the wind. The bridge was used by miners from …
Landmark in Drumheller

World's Largest Dinosaur

In a town filled with dinosaurs, this T rex is the king of them all. Standing 26m high above a parking lot, it dominates the Drumheller skyline (and is featured in the Guinness Book of Records). It's worth climbing …
Canyon in Drumheller

Horseshoe Canyon

The baddest of the badlands can be seen at Horseshoe Canyon, a spectacular chasm cut into the otherwise flat prairie located 17km west of Drumheller on Hwy 9. A large sign in the parking lot explains the geology of …
Diner in Drumheller

Bernie and the Boys Bistro

Bistro it isn't, but Bernie's is a small-town, family-run diner that replenishes appetites with hearty gourmet burgers and legendary milkshakes. Join the queue.
Vietnamese in Drumheller

Vietnamese Noodle House

A little worn and tatty, this place is a long ways from Saigon in both geography and authenticity, but it is cheap and cheerful. The real reason to come is for the giant ice cream cones – the best deal in town.