Oil Sands Discovery Centre

515 MacKenzie Blvd.
Fort Mcmurray, AB T9H 4X3- Map It
(780) 743-7167
SAVE 20% on admission

AAA Editor Notes

Oil Sands Discovery Centre is at 515 MacKenzie Blvd. Exhibits relate the geology, history and technology of Alberta's Athabasca oil sands, said to be the world's single largest oil deposit. Oil sands extraction methods, history, science and technology, and new methods of exploration are explained through interpretive displays and films and interactive demonstrations. Outdoor exhibits include retired mining machines, research equipment and one of the largest land-based artifacts in Canada, a seven-story bucket-wheel excavator. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$10.48; $7.62 (ages 65+); $6.67 (ages 7-17); $27.62 (family, two adults and up to six children); free (Canadian military and family with ID). Prices are subject to change; phone ahead.
AAA Benefit:
Get the knowledge you need, without the boots and hard hat! Experience the history, science and technology for less, with AMA and save 20% on regular admission.
Hours: Daily 9-5, mid-May through Labour Day; Tues.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.