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Johnson GEO CENTRE

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175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-737-7880
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Interesting place!!

Lots of information and it gave me a new appreciation for rocks. Very nicely put together and worth... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kori R
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Educational

Very interesting information on rocks and information gleaned from them. Well organized and easy to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Heather A
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Almonte, 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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“titanic exhibit” (96 reviews)
“rock wall” (16 reviews)
“solar system” (13 reviews)
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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
Downtown
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+1 709-737-7880
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of information and it gave me a new appreciation for rocks. Very nicely put together and worth a visit

Thank Kori R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very interesting information on rocks and information gleaned from them. Well organized and easy to walk around. Also a very in depth review giving another perspective on the tragedy of the Titanic. I have been to the museum in Belfast which leaves one with a...More

Thank Heather A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is always something interesting here for all ages. We visited the Easter Eggstravagana and they did an awesome job for the kids.

Thank TrevorMNL
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you and your family enjoyed our event! Our family fun days are certainly a highlight for us as well! We hope you will visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Came with 4 children under the age of 10, I would say 3 of the 4 enjoyed it, lots of information, some interactive exhibitions. This place is part of the canadian science museum trade off agreement so if you have your membership to another science...More

Thank M H
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for the review. We aim 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 are excited to offer free admission through both the...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We were really impressed with the Geo Centre. A must do on your list. Very imformative and affordable.

Thank 158karlaf
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for the great review! We aim 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 you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Awe Inspiring and its a great location while you visit the other main attraction of Signal Hill. The architecture itself is inspiring enough, however the exhibits are equally breathtaking.

Thank JRGBonavistaS
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the centre. There is definitely so much to see and do that you could spend a day (or two) here! We hope you will visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

They did a geological dig. It was wonderful, everyone was so helpful and generous. The children had the best day ever

Thank cherokee2016
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for the great review! Our curriculum-linked GEO Classes are certainly designed to entertain as well as educate! We are so glad to hear that your Grade 4's had an enjoyable experience being GEO Detectives! And we hope to see you again next year!

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Go along with the family and enjoy a few hours of learning. Lits going on with interactive exhibitions all over. Very friendly staff always happy to help

Thank scottmelvin96
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the centre. There is definitely so much to see and do that you could spend a day (or two) here! We hope you will visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views over Port st John's .The most lovely lunch venue where we were lucky enough to be given a window seat. the food and service was 100%. it was a very modden building and very informative and interesting.

Thank Shirley E
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are very proud of our modern-looking building. It is much like an iceberg in that the majority of the building lies beneath the surface! We hope you will visit again soon!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Very informative Educational tour about the ecology of Newfoundland, interactive centers, videos etc. talks about t Pangea, ores and minerals of Newfoundland, they did have a museum of the titanic there!

Thank Marina S
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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback! We are very happy to educate the public in a fun and engaging way. And the Titanic exhibit is a favorite! We hope you will visit us again soon!

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morganfk
12 January 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
10 July 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
25 May 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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