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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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Interesting and informative

This museum is very small but the exhibitions are very well done. We spent more than an hour going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ExIpohGal
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Montreal, Canada
Good Things Come in Small Packages

The museum is quite small, but it's very interesting. It gives a great overview of the geological... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah M
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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 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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162 Two Islands Road, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ray249
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank CCPNewYorkCity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Karmalita
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

Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is an amazing museum that you might expect to see in a large city - not in a tiny village - and it is well worth a visit. This area is becoming very well known for its fossil finds and kids and adults will...More

1  Thank lsarson2017
FundyGeo, Manager at Fundy Geological Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and grateful for your recommendation. Hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great place to see if you have kids, love geology or dinosaurs. It is well laid out and not too big. You can even see the people working in the lab cleaning up fossils. Great little gift shop to grab some souvenirs if you didn't...More

Thank Sheri K
FundyGeo, Manager at Fundy Geological Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the kind words about the Research Lab and Museum Shop. Lots of new things to see and do this year.

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Found allot of displays and information of the prehistoric era and also was given direction a to a beach where we could get our own rocks and fossil type rocks that wash up from the bay of funny just down the road from the museum....More

2  Thank mitchd117
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Marilyn L
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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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