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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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Amazing site. It would be better with a few more signs explaining what you are looking at if you... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Lower Sackville, Canada
Interesting tour

Our guide was excellent, from the area, his Dad was a coal miner in Joggins. There are quite a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Los Angeles, California
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100 Main Street | Joggins, Joggins, Nova Scotia B0L 1A0, Canada
+1 902-251-2727
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Amazing site. It would be better with a few more signs explaining what you are looking at if you don't go with a guide. Fairly new building and amenities that they seem to be trying to pay for very quickly... Very neat if you have...More

Thank Bad_driver98
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Our guide was excellent, from the area, his Dad was a coal miner in Joggins. There are quite a few steps to the beach and dress warmly, the morning we were there it was quite chilly.

Thank marianneNyc
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great day trip to the Fossil Cliffs and you just might find a fossil to take home. Wear comfortable shoes and be able to climb stairs to the shore. Museum is small but great and has a hands on section for kids to find fossils....More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As a recreation director I took 60 kids from Moncton day camps to this adventure. The staff were amazing and the museum was fantastic and the kids loved it. Very cool stuff. The next piece of the adventure was on the beach in perch of...More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Not a big science junkie but I do appreciate the significance of this site. This was the first place on earth that animals adapted from sea to land and able to walk and live on land. In the world....pretty crazy. But when you go there,...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It is overwhelming to think that you can pick up a rock on a beach and know that it is about 300 million years old! The fossil cliffs and beach are so fascinating that I was in awe. This is a must-see in Nova Scotia,...More

Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This site is a must see especially if you are into fossils. They are literally laying all over the beach. I took the half hour tour it was great intro to the site and what is available to see. Museum portion was great to learn...More

Thank MatthewS4
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
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19 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