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Johnson GEO CENTRE

175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-737-7880
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This is a very well put together, educational and interactive exhibit. But, we felt it was mostly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
karenw752015
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Victoria, Canada
Geology unfolding!

The earth explained in photos, samples, step by step, grain by grain, fossil by fossil. Our planet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TinajoeB
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Mattawa, Canada
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Cut from the ancient rock of Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, the Johnson GEO CENTRE takes you deep underground to experience the story of planet Earth. Discover our planet's incredible history, get the real story behind the sinking of the Titanic, learn about the volcanoes, earthquakes and natural forces that shape the very ground beneath our feet, and so much more. Explore the interactive exhibits on your own or join our interpreters on a guided tour. The kids will love playing in the Hibernia KidsPlace and experiencing our multimedia film complete with rain and lightning. You can all enjoy lunch at our onsite cafe and take home unique keepsakes from GEO GIFTS. Then, take your learning outside with a walk through our GEO VISTA PARK. At the Johnson GEO CENTRE, we'll show you Earth from the inside, out! The GEO CENTRE is wheelchair accessible and offers free, off-street parking. Bus parking also available.
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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+1 709-737-7880
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very well put together, educational and interactive exhibit. But, we felt it was mostly designed for school age kids. It’s a rainy day visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The earth explained in photos, samples, step by step, grain by grain, fossil by fossil. Our planet unfolds. Loved it. Thank you.More

Thank TinajoeB
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We are certainly a favourite spot for rock hounds, however, our diverse exhibits and offerings make the centre a unique spot for all ages and interests. We hope you will visit us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours exploring and reading about The Titanic, rocks, oil and space. The little video in the theater was very well done and a must see! The kids also enjoyed the science experiments. A must see if in the area!More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! And thank...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only problem I purchased a $70 item in the gift shop and was not grated the 15% discount for the instagram tag. Other than that the center is excellentMore

Thank N8308ZAcarolb
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. However, we sincerely apologize for the oversight of the discount. Please contact us at info@geocentre.ca or ask for Jackie, our Manager of GEO GIFTS, at 709-737-7880 so that we can make the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was a bit of a disappointment. We decided to go visit the Geo museum on a whim after hiking up signal hill. We wish we had saved our money instead. I love to learn new things, and enjoy museums that are hands on....More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time here. Please feel free to contact us at info@geocentre.ca to discuss your feedback more thoroughly.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 2 hours here and that was sufficient. The areas covered provided thorough information as well as wonderful displays. Lots for kids.More

Thank Stephen B
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! We hope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop. The exhibits present the geology of Newfoundland and the complexity of off-shore oil exploration and extraction. The exhibits are well presented for both adults and children. The Titanic exhibit is particularly good.More

Thank Doug H
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We are certainly a favourite spot for rock hounds, however, our diverse exhibits and offerings make the centre a unique spot for all ages and interests....and the Titanic exhibit is certainly a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place to be so interesting. I had no idea geology could be so interesting. Spent 3 hours there, CBC could have stayed longer.More

Thank Pat2Max
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! We certainly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed every section of the centre. There was so much to see (though the kids spent a LOT of time trying to 'make' an earthquake). Well done!More

Thank TheTrasks1238
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! We certainly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit and learn. From the Titanic exhibit, to learning about the planets & stars, to NL’s history and much more, awesome place to spend 3-4hrs based on how much you want to digest in one visit. A must for all ages.More

Thank Bill L
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! We hope...More

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morganfk
January 12, 2017|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thanks for your question and interest in the GEO CENTRE. Yes, we still offer free admission to MUN students, faculty and staff when you present your MUN ID. In addition to free admission, your MUN ID will also save you 10... More
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dlrgraham
July 10, 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
The Johnson GEO CENTRE is open to the public 9:30-5, 7 days a week, except on Mondays from January to mid-March and a few key holidays. Our Senior's rate (60 plus) is $9.00.
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povera1945
May 25, 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in GEO. Our general admission is $12/adult.
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