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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
738marshallp
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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
EnglishDave99
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Halifax Region, Canada
via mobile
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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 on the beach and what to look for. The only cost is a donation box which people can contribute to or if you book a tour of certain special sites. I think the tours have to be booked ahead of time. The beach is beautiful for just hanging out or if you want to find fossils there are a lot to be found and you will find some easily. Once you're done on the beach you can take your fossils back to the museum and they will tell you what you found.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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 garage) are hard to see into as the lighting is not so good. But we really enjoyed our visit anyway. Then we went to the nearby beach to look for fossils. And we did find one that was worthy to take home. If you are super interested in fossils, it might be worth it for you to take a 1 hour tour on the beach ($30). Otherwise, donations are appreciated.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank TNKaz
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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
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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 inner palaeontologist out!

Date of experience: August 2015
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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
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