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Blue Beach Fossil Museum

Closes in 17 min: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Amazing collection, but this museum needs funding

I'm a big fan of palaeontology, and I'm always interested in the smaller museums that collect... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Matthew W
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Saint John, Canada
via mobile
Great local attraction!

We've visited twice this summer already! I recommend starting at the museum and looking around at... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
MP0721
,
Kentville, Canada
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127 Blue Beach Rd, Hantsport, Nova Scotia B0P 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Can’t say much about this place except they clearly don’t keep a schedule. Their website shows they should open and they were not. We walked the beach on our own.

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I'm a big fan of palaeontology, and I'm always interested in the smaller museums that collect, preserve, and showcase local fossils. I took my family to a really cool little museum that has a collection that blew my mind. They have bones of the oldest...More

1  Thank Matthew W
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We've visited twice this summer already! I recommend starting at the museum and looking around at the different fossils and examples they have on display. The museum is run by community members and they will explain the different types of fossils that can be found...More

1  Thank MP0721
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We really enjoyed the great information provided by one of the owners of the museum. He was so very knowledgeable and gave us many tips concerning fossil hunting on the beach. The cases where fossils are stored in the museum (actually more like a large...More

1  Thank TNKaz
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great beach. Nice easy walk along the shore. Saw loons, cliffs and lots of fossils amongst the rocks. Super great morning.

1  Thank happy1976
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Chris is friendly and incredibly knowledgable fellow. The museum is rammed full of wonderful fossils, with great interpretation. An inspiring place to visit as a child. Be sure to have a proper poke on the beach for tetrapod footprint fossils, and worm castings. Let your...More

2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Not the place we expected but was still interesting . My grandson would of liked this place of fossils and bones. The owner was great very knowledgeable. Great place for kids to learn

1  Thank jhendrikadewater
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I was in Halifax on business for a few weeks and decided to get my son who is a dinosaur and fossil lover some souvenirs. I found the Blue Beach Fossil Museam through trip advisor and had a great day. The man who runs the...More

1  Thank Jimmy555
Reviewed December 27, 2015

It is a little difficult to find the correct turn off for the museum etc. I stopped at the municipal office and they gave me directions. Sonja is a good host, and Chris is very knowledgeable. They prepare you for the tour with a presentation...More

1  Thank Pittsburgh_Lazer
Reviewed September 6, 2015

We enjoyed our own personal information session from the very passionate and knowledgeable host of the museum. A visit to the museum prior to going to the beach was ideal. He explained what to look for and made it very interesting for my son. My...More

1  Thank Jwr846
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