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“A fun education”

Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Ranked #7 of 33 things to do in Dartmouth
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

I very much enjoyed the guided tour and the film documentary. It is very well done and worth the effort to get there. The touch tank for children (and adults) is great. Notable, though, is the fact that there is a lot of walking to the tour so if you aren't up for some walking and inclines, best to just watch the film.

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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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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.

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Reviewed May 30, 2012

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

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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.

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