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“Private Tour”

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Ranked #7 of 31 things to do in Dartmouth
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Halifax, Canada
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Private Tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2012

My son's Beaver group went, one of the leaders works for the BIO and the kids had a great time. Not sure if we got the same tour as everyone else but it was very neat. Our favorite part was the fish tank with all the jumping fish.

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HRM nova scotia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Check out the 50th Anniversary Open House”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

Anyone who wants to learn about the Oceans and the Science behind much of studies of the oceans might want to take a visit here. There are guided tours in the summer which are great for kids and there is something to learn for all ages.

Visited July 2012
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Halifax, Canada
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“Fisheries expertise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

This is an important research centre doing excellent work on behalf of all Canadians.

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Markham, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great ocean-related information”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

An excellent place to learn about research being done in our oceans, and about life in the Atlantic Ocean around Nova Scotia. In 2007 they hosted an open house, which was a huge event sharing research projects and information, and gave you a first-hand look at what goes on there. There's another event coming up in 2012: http://www.bio2012.ca/expo_e.php

Educational and fun - highly recommend it.

Visited June 2011
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