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Drumheller, Alberta, Canada: Tyra, World's Largest Dinosaur

82 feet high and 151 feet long, over twice the size of any other statue in Canada. You can climb stairs inside her belly for a view out of her toothy mouth. Named "Tyra" in a contest for her 20th birthday in Oct. 2020.

60 1 Ave W., Drumheller, AB, Canada
Hwy 9 - 1st Ave and 2nd St.
Summer W-Su 10-2 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$3.00 to climb and look out the mouth.
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World's Largest Dinosaur

The World's Largest Dinosaur is alive and well in Drumheller! Go to the Visitor's Center, pay $2.00, and climb the dinosaur's inside stairs for a view out his mouth. Be sure to visit the Drumheller Hoodoos (they take millions of years to form and stand 5 to 7 metres tall) and the Royal Tyrrell Museum (with ten galleries devoted to palaeontology, 40 dinosaur skeletons, and more than 110,000 fossil specimens).

[Cindy Laursen, 07/31/2013]

Dinosaurs of Drumheller.

World's Largest Dinosaur (and Friends)

The World's Largest Dinsosaur has plenty of company all around Drumheller. The record-holder stand over 80 feet tall, but another T-Rex nearby measures a more life-like 20 feet. In the photo, the t-rex in the back actually stands four times as tall as the nearer one.

Dinosaur pop up all over town: on street corners; as lawn ornaments; in front of businesses; and busting through the wall of the IGA Supermarket.

[Adam Bubrow, 09/18/2004]

The World's Largest Dinosaur is 82 ft. tall, 151 ft. long, made of fiberglass.

World's Largest Dinosaur

This 82 foot beast was a year 2000 project for the Drumheller Regional Chamber of Development & Tourism in Alberta. It's 82 feet high and 151 feet long. Looking at it is free, but climbing the 106 steps into its mouth costs $2 Canadian.

[Craig S. Thom, 05/08/2001]

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