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Fundy Geological Museum

162 Two Islands Road, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
+1 902-254-3814
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Little museum with lots to share about the rocks and fossils from the area. Doesn't take long to... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Susan S
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Buena Vista, Virginia
There could have been more interaction....wasn't really much to it.

Overall, it was an alright spot with some interesting facts and fossils to see. It only took us... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
JustTravelling4
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Halifax, Canada
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Travel back in time 200 million years to see Canada's oldest dinosaur bones found on the shores of the Bay of Fundy. Learn about the world's highest tides, ancient animals and geological events from the Carboniferous through Jurassic periods. Gems, minerals, and fossils, there's something for everyone. Peer into the Fossil Research Lab and talk to the Museum Staff about the latest fossil or mineral discoveries. Beach Tours offered throughout the summer and fall.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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162 Two Islands Road, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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+1 902-254-3814
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Little museum with lots to share about the rocks and fossils from the area. Doesn't take long to go through and you will learn a lot!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Overall, it was an alright spot with some interesting facts and fossils to see. It only took us about 20 mins to go through everything. It was very quiet when we were there, and there wasn't really anyone around if you had questions or anything,...More

Thank JustTravelling4
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It does not matter if it's a sunny or a rainy day please come here and learn about our Mother Nature more. It;s a nice museum with lots and lots of artifacts. It's very educational and entertaining.You will find here quite a few interesting exhibits...More

Thank ihor s
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This museum is very small but the exhibitions are very well done. We spent more than an hour going through the museum because there were so many interesting facts to read in each display. There are also interactive displays for children and guides available to...More

Thank ExIpohGal
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The museum is quite small, but it's very interesting. It gives a great overview of the geological history of the area and the earth in general. My favourite part of it was the continent movements projection screen, which showed the movement of the continents over...More

Thank Sarah M
FundyGeo, Manager at Fundy Geological Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed the gallery exhibits and your visit to the Museum. The geology of the Bay of Fundy is important and includes some important fossils and minerals found along the shore. New discoveries are made every year, and new specimens are...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Fundy Geological Museum and later Jadique (sp?) Fossil museum. Both were nice, but we enjoyed the Fundy Geological Museum better because of the helpful and friendly staff. If you decide to go, be sure to check the time for low tide, as the...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A true gem. Small, compact but very informative with excellent guides to explain what really happened geologically in this region

Thank Ray249
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This museum has some basic information about the area's geology. It also gives a fair history of the earth.

Thank CCPNewYorkCity
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great museum displaying fossils, minerals, and semi-precious stones found in Nova Scotia over the years. Good for adults and children - especially during high tides (or rainy days) when combing the beaches to look for your own 'finds' isn't feasible. Found it very informative &...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great for kids. Interesting for adults. Right on the Minas Basin. Very friendly personnel also help visitors with trails information. Especially interesting was the projection about the movement of the continents.More

Thank GiudittaGerusalemme
FundyGeo, Manager at Fundy Geological Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Glad you had a good visit! The Pangea display is a popular exhibit, and shows all the continents were once joined together as one world, Pangaea. There continue to be new displays as the Museum continues to do field research looking for more fossils. Hope...More

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Admission to Gallery $8.25 Adults $4.75 Children (ages 6-17) Children under 5 FREE $6.75 Seniors $6.75 University Students $17.50 Family (2 and children) $13.00 Family (1 and children) $6.75... More
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