The Burgess Shale

Museum Displays

You can see Burgess Shale-related fossils, models and dioramas in North America at the Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, and in Europe  at the Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge (UK). The Field Museum in Chicago offers digital animations. Some fossils are also presented at the Parks Canada Information Centre, in Field, British Columbia near the Burgess Shale itself, and in the headquarters of the Geological Survey of Canada in Ottawa.