2020 / March 17

Closed Until Further Notice

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is taking a proactive approach to safeguarding public health and temporarily closing facilities that encourage social gathering. The Royal Saskatchewan Museum will be closed effective today, March 17, 2020, until further notice.

“When open to the public, the RSM welcomes visitors of all ages, backgrounds and locations including school groups and families,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Gene Makowsky said. “We believe that closing the RSM is taking a proactive approach to promoting social distancing to stop the spread of this virus. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to reopening in the future.”

The T.rex Discovery Centre in Eastend, Saskatchewan, which is also home to Scotty, the World’s Largest T. rex, is not scheduled to open until May 16, 2020 for the summer season.

As concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus elevate, the RSM joins other public facilities in taking this action to help encourage people to stay home and avoid public places where the virus could potentially spread. We will reopen as soon as we can when public health authorities determine it is safe to do so.

While we are closed, stay up-to-date on RSM news through our social media channels and website.

For more information on COVID-19 visit:



Members: Free.
Non-members: Donate $5 / visitor.

Your donation will be used by the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum to support programs, exhibits and research at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Donations are accepted by credit and debit card, and a tax-deductible receipt can be issued.

Wheelchairs and Strollers

Wheelchairs and strollers are available on loan from our Front Desk at no charge, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Wheelchair accessible washrooms are located in the lobby. Please note, the Paleo Pit is not accessible by wheelchair.

Food and Drink

A selection of snacks and drinks are avilable for purchase at vending machines in the lobby. Food and drink can be enjoyed in the lobby but NOT in the galleries. This includes water bottles. You are welcome to leave it at the front desk while you visit the galleries.


Free public and bus parking is located on the east and south sides of the Museum.


Access free Wifi under "Megamunch's Guest Wifi". No password is necessary.

Group Services

Although we are a self-guided museum and no appointment is necessary to come in and tour on your own with your group, we would appreciate a call to let us know the date and time of your visit. We always have staff in the galleries to answer any question you may have.

If you are a school group, we have a variety of educational programs for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Register through our booking form.

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