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Blue Beach Fossil Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Rare Fossils from a misty time in eart's history.

The fossil collection covers a time in Earth's past, Romer's Gap, from which very few fossils are... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Dartmouth, Canada
Great place to visit

If you’re interested in fossils and like to listen to the owner tell you all about things happening... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Halifax Region, Canada
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

The fossil collection covers a time in Earth's past, Romer's Gap, from which very few fossils are found.

Date of experience: October 2018
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SonjaW397, Owner at Blue Beach Fossil Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you Marshall P. We appreciate the review. Visit us anytime ... :) BBFM Management

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

If you’re interested in fossils and like to listen to the owner tell you all about things happening 350 million years ago, then get in your car and visit. He is a wealth of info, loads of samples of fossils, just can’t imagine they are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Jimmy555
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