On Display You Will See:

Dinosaur Footprints

Spanning 58 million years (130-72 million years old) of dinosaur history in British Columbia

Marine Fish and Reptiles

Triassic-age (225 million years old) marine fish and reptiles, from when the Peace Region was underwater

Plant Life

The environment in which the dinosaurs lived

Ice Age Mammals & More!

A fossil record spanning over 200 million years

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Planning Your Visit

Opening Hours

Summer Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm - 7 Days a Week

Winter Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm - Thurs to Mon
(Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Admission

Adults

$8.00

Seniors (60+ Years)

$6.00

Youth & Students (10-17)

$5.00

Children (5-9 Years)*

$3.00

Children Under 5 Years*

FREE

*Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact us about group and event rates.

FAQs
How do I get to the Gallery?

Physical Address:

255 Murray Drive, Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia - View in Google Maps

Driving from Dawson Creek - Approx 117km

  1. Drive west on Hwy 97 to the BC-52/Heritage Highway junction.
  2. Turn left on to BC-52/Heritage Highway.
  3. Turn right into Tumbler Ridge on to Mackenzie Way.
  4. Turn left on to Murray Drive. The Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre & Dinosaur Discovery Gallery are on your left, just past the New Life Assembly church.

Driving from Chetwynd - Approx 98 km

  1. Drive east out of Chetwynd on Hwy 97/Hwy 29.
  2. Turn right on to Hwy 29 (may also be called Don Phillips Way on some map programs).
  3. Turn left on to Mackenzie Way.
  4. Turn right on to Murray Drive. The Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre & Dinosaur Discovery Gallery are on your left, just past the New Life Assembly church.

What do I need to bring on a trackway tour??

Our trackway tours are an exciting way to connect with the history of the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark and walk where the dinosaurs walked, but it’s important to be prepared for spending two hours out on the trail. Conditions can change quickly so we recommend checking the forecast and advise bringing a few supplies with you:

  • Sturdy and comfortable hiking shoes
  • Water and snacks (please remember to take your garbage with you)
  • Hat, sunscreen, bug spray
  • Rain jacket and/or sweater

For those planning a lantern tour, the temperature can drop rapidly as the sun goes down so it’s important to bring an extra layer!

How can I support the museum?

First and foremost, we'd love for you to come and visit the Dinosaur Discovery Gallery :)

TRMF and our continued research activities are not possible without the generous support from regional, individual and corporate donations. To learn about partnership opportunities with the museum, please email Zena Conlin.

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Job Posting: Programmes Coordinator

The TRMF is currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our museum team in the position of Programmes Coordinator. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Programmes Coordinator will be responsible for the development and delivery of curriculum-based education programmes, public programmes, and events for diverse audiences on the subjects of palaeontology, biodiversity, and the human heritage and history of Tumbler Ridge and the Peace Region. Weekend work and some evenings are a requirement for this position, as is travel and program delivery in municipalities throughout the Peace River Regional District.

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The Gallery is open Thursday - Monday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM