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The Oil Sands Discovery Centre in Fort McMurray is located in the heart of the world's biggest single oil deposit - the Athabasca Oil Sands. The Centre is an educational facility committed to increasing public awareness and knowledge about the oil...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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515 Mackenzie Blvd, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4X3, Canada
All reviewsoil sandsinteractive displaysfew hoursgreat place to learndrivers seatgreat learningyoung kidshelpful staffprocess worksgreat for kidsft mcmurraypay dirtworth the admission feelearned a great dealall agesfort macwhole family
Bit propagandistic but very interesting. Outside there are huge machines and parts of equipment which was my favourite part of the exhibit. You are able to walk up to some of the machinery that has been used and see the huge scale of the equipment!...More
Can be very in-depth if you want it to be. Lots of videos and presentations, if watch them all. I thought I knew quite a bit about the oil sands, but by the time I came out of there, I realized that I didn’t know...More
From the time you enter the village, you are transported through to a time which will completely engage you. All the buildings possess really interesting facts and findings. The historical displays are done with some technology but mostly authentic artifacts, all within a park setting...More
Brought my parents there to learn a little about what I do.
It shows various stages of extraction and oil production. Has a few Dino replicas and a haul truck simulation.
Super fun for families with small children or a good way to burn a...More
Make sure to see the videos and stay for the demonstration. We learned a lot about how the history of the oil sands and ongoing journey realizing its value. The staff were very informative and answered all our questions. There were plenty interactive displays tactile,...More
We arrived yesterday to spend some time with our daughter here in Fort Mac. Today we decided to visit the Oil Sands Discovery Centre. It’s a pretty amazing place. There is equipment there that was beyond huge. It’s amazing though to see what equipment they...More
Admission rates are as follows: adults $8.00, seniors (age 65 and up) $6.00, youth (age 7-17) $4.00 ,and children 6 and under are free. All prices are in Canadian dollars. Please visit our website for more... More
Admission rates are as follows: adults $8.00, seniors (age 65 and up) $6.00, youth (age 7-17) $4.00 ,and children 6 and under are free. All prices are in Canadian dollars. Please visit our website for more information, we hope to see you soon!