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Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre

100 Main Street | Joggins, Joggins, Nova Scotia B0L 1A0, Canada
+1 902-251-2727
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We had an excellent 2 hour tour with D-man. We saw fossils & things that were very interesting and our guide was great.

We had a nice 2 hour tour during early season so it was a "private" tour. Our guide, D-man was... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Red Deer, Canada
Fantastic visit to joggins

This is a great spot for anyone interested in history, geology or the beach. Worth the minimal... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Kathleen F
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100 Main Street | Joggins, Joggins, Nova Scotia B0L 1A0, Canada
+1 902-251-2727
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had a nice 2 hour tour during early season so it was a "private" tour. Our guide, D-man was very good showing us fossils and things and helping us understand the history and development of Joggins Fossil Cliffs. We saw many different fossils, footprints...More

Thank JPStewart1
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot for anyone interested in history, geology or the beach. Worth the minimal cost to stroll through the info center and have a tour guide on the beach to learn about the fossils. This is a great experience for all ages.

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Wow what a place met somebody before they told me to skip the museum unless was bad weather or I had more time to do so get there at low tide was there recommendation I will say that as well fantastic fantastic place. Do not...More

Thank mj e
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We recently visited this place as we had heard about it from our friends. After purchasing the tickets we went to the small gallery with information boards and actual rocks and fossils from cliff side along with microscopes to view the tiny ones. We then...More

Thank ramandeep s
Reviewed 26 June 2017

One needs to visit Joggins at low tide in order to beach comb for fossils. You may not remove them as it is prohibited, but each time the tide comes and goes, there is the likelihood that a new fossil has been uncovered or has...More

Thank 507adventurelover
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Due to the bad weather conditions we had not the opportunity to see the cliffs. But the museum itself is most interesting; it is small, modern, and you can spend easily more than one hour to examine the displays, fossils, etc. There are also some...More

Thank babar62
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Unfortunately we were not aware to check ahead of time for the tours. They are dependent on the tides. It looked very interesting but it was going to be 3 hrs before the next tour so we didn't stay. We did walk to the beach...More

Thank Crazydaisy90
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived early and spent a lot of time reading all the museum exhibits. We then took the 2 hour tour. It was excellent!

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I had a great time at Joggins. Just arrived a bit toward the end of low tide and could not see the right side of the beach, which I was later told was the best part of the beach, with the most fossils to view....More

Thank Chris-From-MD
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Off the beaten path; however, you'll not be disappointed. The best part of the $10.50 admission is the guided tour. Try to time your visit to low tide and a sunny day.

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20 July 2017|
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Response from MatthewS4 | Reviewed this property |
Permits are for research purposes only not for tourists to collects fossils. Permits are issued by the Province of Nova Scotia not by the Joggins centre.
30 April 2017|
Response from bafergs | Reviewed this property |
A good 2 hours drive. They are almost directly across Bay of Fundy and Chignecto Bay from each other.
22 February 2017|
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Response from bookgirl12342002 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I just got this question. I haven't signed into Tripadvisor for a long time. I would totally skip the tour and just peruse the building. then go onto the beach yourself and walk around. Watch the tide, it comes in so... More