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Sydney Mines Heritage Museum and Fossil Centre

Closed Open on Tue-Sat,9:00am-5:00pm
Address: 159 Legatto Street, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia B1V 5S6 , Canada
Phone: 902-544-0992

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  • stottdem
    stottdem
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    Fantastic experience

    Dr Critchley is incredibly dynamic and passionate about fossils. What an experience. If you get a chance, book the field trip. He'll take you to Pt Aconi beach and show you all the fossils and expl...

    Reviewed on 11 Sep, 2019
  • Nicola_Six
    Nicola_Six
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    Dr. Stuart Critchley makes the Fossil Centre come to life

    Our family of 11 (consisting of my parents, my siblings and partners and their 4 kids ranging from ages 9 to 17, and me and my husband) visited the Fossil Centre in late August. The price of admission...

    Reviewed on 31 Aug, 2019
  • pzuid1
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    Great field trip digging up fossils and visiting the museum

    We had a great experience going on a fossil-digging field trip with dr. Stuart Critchley. Taking us in 15 minutes from the museum to a corner at the coastline where he pointed us on million years of h...

    Reviewed on 18 Aug, 2019
  • rayp775
    rayp775
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
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    Historical Evolvement

    Visited the Fossil Centre and enjoyed a walk around the exhibits as well as a chance to use the microscopes in the lab area to view a great range of different rock formations. Good history of the deve...

    Reviewed on 11 Aug, 2019
  • ryank722
    ryank722
    Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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    Great History - and friendly Staff

    Recommend avoiding the underground tour if you’re tall (I’m 6’7”) but if height is not an issue the tour is great! A lot of interesting history of coal mining in the area. Nice examples of the old l...

    Reviewed on 12 Jul, 2019

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