Drumheller (drŭmˈhĕlˌər) [key], city (1991 pop. 6,277), SE Alta., Canada, on the Red Deer River. Once a coal mining town, it is now an agricultural area. It is the site of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, which houses the largest display of complete dinosaur skeletons in the world.

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