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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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Small but interesting area history

Enjoyed the mix of geology and fossils, as well as learning about the area. The young staff members... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MikeBern65
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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
Small but a great stop to learn about the area

worth stopping for sure. Lots to see and learn about - I believe it's a Federal Gov run so its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Terry B
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Winnipeg, 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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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 3 days ago

Enjoyed the mix of geology and fossils, as well as learning about the area. The young staff members were very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. Followed a tour group and heard a lot of the leader's comments, plus had the advantage of another staff member present,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

worth stopping for sure. Lots to see and learn about - I believe it's a Federal Gov run so its legit.

Thank Terry B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had booked a bubbling tides tour, but there was a bit of a mix up over the timing. This worked in our favour as our guides took us round the Museum first, which was really interesting. After lunch we came back for our tour,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a special detour on our tour of Nova Scotia to visit this museum, having studied geology in the past. It was a modern, building and what was there was fine, though it is heavily biased toward the "dinosaurs" end of the spectrum and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in the morning, and the museum was still quiet. A summer university student offered us a tour, and I’m glad we took her up on the offer. She explained all the minerals and fossils over about a 45 min tour. There was more...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small museum but still educational. Group after groups of elementary students were there one after another. They were a bit noisy when trying to listen to the videos. Not sure why the tv is placed so high up, and you have to look...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

They used to have a good zeolite display case but now it is gone. There isn't much to see there any more

1  Thank zeoliteNS
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Reviewed September 17, 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
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Reviewed September 7, 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

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Reviewed August 31, 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
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