Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

Largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada.

Fall/Winter Weekend Hours Start Sept. 2 to April 29 - NOON to 5 pm. Monday-Friday 10 am to 5 pm    Record Year for CFDC!    NOW AVAILABLE! Tours in Ukrainian and Russian...


CFDC launched a NEW Volunteer’s Program
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NEW Speedy Museum Tours
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Meet Bruce

In 1974 Bruce was discovered north of Thornhill within the Pembina Member of the Pierre Shale Formation. It took approximately two field seasons to excavate the skeleton. The skeleton was reasonably complete with 65-70% of the original bones. Bruce has also won a Guinness World Record!

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Open 7 days a week
Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
Tue: 10 AM - 5 PM
Wed: 10 AM - 5 PM
Thu: 10 AM - 5 PM
Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sat: 12 PM - 5 PM
Sun: 12 PM - 5 PM


Adults: $8.00
Students: $5.00 (5 – 18 y/o)
Family: $18.00 (2 adults, 3 children)
Preschoolers: FREE