Explore our collection – in 3D!
Sometimes, a diorama is so realistic, you feel like you can climb right inside the scene. And now, you can - digitally!
Our Collections staff are working on creating digital, 3D models of dioramas and objects from the collection, and sharing them on Sketchfab. Whether for reference, education, or just for fun, you can now explore the Fletcher Site diorama and Fish Camp dioramas from our old Glenora galleries. Or, get up close and personal with a Sabre-tooth skull, if you dare. Zoom in, click around, and go inside the models here!
Keep an eye out for more digitized objects from our collection in the future!
Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) dress
This Niitsitapi woman’s dress is made from a purple woven woolen cloth and is completely hand-stitched.
This large shell is likely from the marine snail the Queen Conch, which is currently distributed along the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and nearby coastal waters.
Fort Edmonton Wedding Dress
This dress is the oldest European-style dress known to have been worn in Alberta in the Museum’s collection.
This dress is made of an electric blue silk, sewn on a sewing machine, and trimmed with white silk fringe and velvet ribbon.
This beaver-gnawed wood was revered from a dugout near Grande Prairie, Alberta, and is about 9,200 years old.
This replica Smilodon fatalis skull can be seen in our Natural History Gallery at Royal Alberta Museum.
Fish Camp diorama
This Fish Camp diorama was part of the Syncrude Gallery of Aboriginal Culture at the former Glenora location.
Fletcher Site diorama
This diorama was part of the Syncrude Gallery of Aboriginal Culture at the former Glenora location.