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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 educational

It’s a small museum but still educational. Group after groups of elementary students were there... read more

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LIKEITIS1000
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needs more zeolites

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

Reviewed November 10, 2017
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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162 Two Islands Road, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia B0M 1S0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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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!

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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

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Reviewed August 12, 2017

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 August 12, 2017

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
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FundyGeo, Manager at Fundy Geological Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

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

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

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

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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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