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Johnson GEO CENTRE

175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
+1 709-737-7880
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A Must-See in St. John's

We had been advised by friends to go here and it did not disappoint. Outside, there are wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kdstevenson
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
via mobile
Underground Museum

Most of this unusual museum is underground. You can see the bedrock the museum is carved out of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lovinretirement2015
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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Cut from the ancient rock of Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, the Johnson GEO CENTRE takes you deep underground to experience the story of planet Earth. Discover our planet's incredible history, get the real story behind the sinking of the Titanic, learn about the volcanoes, earthquakes and natural forces that shape the very ground beneath our feet, and so much more. Explore the interactive exhibits on your own or join our interpreters on a guided tour. The kids will love playing in the Hibernia KidsPlace and experiencing our multimedia film complete with rain and lightning. You can all enjoy lunch at our onsite cafe and take home unique keepsakes from GEO GIFTS. Then, take your learning outside with a walk through our GEO VISTA PARK. At the Johnson GEO CENTRE, we'll show you Earth from the inside, out! The GEO CENTRE is wheelchair accessible and offers free, off-street parking. Bus parking also available.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
Downtown
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+1 709-737-7880
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had been advised by friends to go here and it did not disappoint. Outside, there are wonderful interpretative walking trails all around the facility and a rock 'garden' with signs describing each rock's history and composition. Inside the staff were welcoming and friendly. There...More

Thank kdstevenson
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of this unusual museum is underground. You can see the bedrock the museum is carved out of when you descend to the lower level. When you exit the elevator, there are huge replicas of the planets. It is worth the trip to see just...More

Thank lovinretirement2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dropped in as a last minute place while driving around. The entire exhibit is under ground as it is geophysical! The theater was clean seating good all in all very nice and the shows interesting. There are always other exhibits that change from time to...More

Thank TangoForFun
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have any background in science, you'll like the solid geology exhibits. It's also great for kids as there are many hands-on exhibits and a decent play room. There's also a cafe and gift shop that are both better than you'd probably expect.

Thank Dafydd K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended a Blood Services function at the GEO Center. It is a great facility for special events and the atmosphere amazing. We enjoyed a light meal after and the food was really good, especially the scallops.

Thank DaNLTravellers
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful facility, full of fascinating exhibits. I have been there as an adult on my own, as well as on school field trips, and even attended a wedding here under the planets! Definitely a must see attraction, and great for a rainy...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up to the Geo Centre thinking we would spend an hour walking through the exhibits- we were there over two hours and thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits! The introductory video is a must see!

Thank Jpk1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my nephew who is 2.5 years old - he really enjoyed the spray wall and the kids area, especially the dinosaur and crawl under volcano area. The iceberg in Titanic also went over well. For a treat at the end, we had hot...More

Thank Z7671IXmichelled
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only had a hour in the Centre but it was a great hour. The Titanic and Geology Exhibits are definitely worth the time. Wish we had more time.

Thank Kim I
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We certainly love educating the public in a fun and engaging way...and the Titanic exhibit is one of our favorites! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent place to visit for a geological history of Newfoundland and Labrador. A short 15 minute movie provides an introduction to the exhibit. The exhibit procedes logically in describing minerals, rocks, and icebergs. Other exhibits include The Titanic, oil industry and a...More

Thank 14Marlaine
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the GEO CENTRE and liked the layout of the exhibits. We are very proud of the numerous exhibit spaces we have and we hope you can visit us again soon!

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morganfk
Is there still free admission for MUN students?
13 January 2017|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thanks for your question and interest in the GEO CENTRE. Yes, we still offer free admission to MUN students, faculty and staff when you present your MUN ID. In addition to free admission, your MUN ID will also save you 10... More
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dlrgraham
What are your hours at the Johnson Geo Centre in St. John's? Is there a discount price for seniors (>65 years)?
11 July 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
The Johnson GEO CENTRE is open to the public 9:30-5, 7 days a week, except on Mondays from January to mid-March and a few key holidays. Our Senior's rate (60 plus) is $9.00.
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povera1945
We are staying at the Delta Hotel. How do we get to the Geo?
26 May 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in GEO. Our general admission is $12/adult.
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