The Paleo Pit

Paleo Pit

This is a playroom just for kids and their parents/guardians. Take a break from the museum galleries and enjoy some prehistoric play together!

The Paleo Pit has

  • a puppet theatre
  • colouring tables
  • climbing structure
  • a Discovery Wall
  • puzzles
  • play tables
  • book nook
  • washroom, sink and change table


For the Public
September to June: Weekends and holidays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
July and August: Daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

For Groups
From October to June, pre-book the Paleo Pit  for groups of children during the weekdays. The Pit is available at 9:45 am, 10:45 am, 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm in one-hour time blocks. The Paleo Pit can accommodate up to 25 students at any given time. There must be at least 10 students to qualify as a group. Teachers and daycare leaders are responsible for supervising their group at all times.

To book a program, teacher supervised visit and/or the Paleo Pit submit an online request form.  Bookings are subject to availability.  You will receive a response within 2 business days.