T.rex Discovery Centre

T.rex Discovery Centre

Location: Eastend, SK

Opening Day – May 18, 2019 – join the staff at the T.Rex for BBQ Hot Dogs & Cupcakes!

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Home to Scotty the T.Rex – Canada’s largest T.Rex discovery and the most massive T.Rex in the world, watch Scotty’s discovery unfold in the documentary that is featured every 30 min in the Centre’s theatre, or have a guided tour with one of the Centre’s Guides, which takes you on a tour of Saskatchewan paleontological past.

Here at the T.Rex Discovery Centre, you’ll also discovery a window into the Royal Saskatchewan Museum’s Field Station and can watch paleontologists hard at work.

Events and Activities at the T.Rex Discovery Centre:

  • Guided and self-guided tours of our Cretaceous and Cenozoic galleries featuring a full-size cast of Scotty the T.rex and Thor the Brontothere
  • Drop-in children’s programs every day
  • Group & School tours available upon request
  • Panoramic views, picnic tables and outdoor play area featuring our Dino Dig Pit
  • See real palaentologists at work in our paleo lab
  • NEW in 2019: Nature Trail along the picturesque Frenchman River Valley
  • Feature documentaries in the Theatre
  • Discovery Shop gift store

Save the Date

  • Canada Day – July 1st – join staff for cupcakes, activities, face-painting and “Canada Rocks!” presentation by Dr. Emily Bamforth.
  • Dino Days – July 26-28th – Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Scotty’s Excavation. Watch for more details on the 25th Anniversary Reception coming soon!
  • Scotty’s Birthday – August 16th 10am-6pm:Help Scotty celebrate her birthday this year with face-painting, dinosaur crafts and 27% off T-shirts in the Discovery Shop.1:00 pm Check out our new fossil dig pit. For a limited time find one of our special fossils hidden in the sand that you can take home with you!   2:00 pm Join us for guest speakers in the Theatre followed by birthday cake and treat bags for the kids. Plus, snap a picture at our photo booth or with our special T. rex who will be roaming the gallery.
  • Culture Days – Sept 28th
  • Tea and Fossils – one Saturday per month throughout Fall, Winter & Spring

Outdoor Dig Pit at the TRex Discovery CentreThe T.Rex Discovery Centre – Outdoor Dig Pit

Do you aspire to be a palaeontologist when you grow up? Hone your skills at the newly installed outdoor dig pit at the T.rex Discovery Centre.

The T.Rex Discovery Centre is open from:

Hours

10am-6pm daily until September 2nd, 2019

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum operates the T.rex Discovery Centre in alignment with its mandate for palaeontology, heritage and cultural stewardship.

For more information

tel: 306-295-4009
email: trex.centre@gov.sk.ca

or visit their website at www.royalsaskmuseum.ca/trex

Eastend T.Rex Discovery Shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Hours:

The Centre officially closes for the season on September 2nd, but as there is staff still in the building, they are available to host guests by appointment from September 3-30th, by calling 306-295-4009 (leave a message), or by emailing:  trex.centre@gov.sk.ca

Hours  10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily until September 3, 2018
Admission  By donation

And be sure to shop the Discovery Shop operated by the Friends of T.Rex for all your dinosaur-fun needs, as well as products from Saskatchewan.

   Address  #1 T-rex Drive, PO Box 460,                   Eastend, SK  S0N 0T0
      Phone  306-295-4009
      Email  trex.centre@gov.sk.ca