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Miguasha National Park

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Marvelous Miguasha

This is a gem of a park with a lovely visitor centre and outstanding staff. A special heads up to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Andrea E
fun and interesting

take you time enjoy the place and exibits all well done and very interesting. Staff were very... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Moncton, Canada
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231 Route de Miguasha O, Nouvelle, Quebec G0C 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is a gem of a park with a lovely visitor centre and outstanding staff. A special heads up to Donna for going above and beyond. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so is of significant value to knowledge of Devonian era fossils. They...More

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 28 June 2018

take you time enjoy the place and exibits all well done and very interesting. Staff were very friendly and really wanted to help and make sure you enjoyed yourself go see and experience you will be satisfied

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This park was not even on our list of places to visit. We stopped because we were staying at a B&B right down the road. What we learned at this site and museum was amazing. I knew some about the movement of fish from water...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This was really cool and quite unexpected. The museum is very well done. We caught a presentation outside on the beach that talked about the geology of the area and how they find and chart fossils, and about half of a presentation inside that talked...More

Thank happydiddly
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in Maria Quebec on vacation and stumbled into this while driving looking for things to see. The provincial park holds one of the two largest finds of life from the Devonian period in the world and is a Unesco...More

Thank brown2349
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Miguasha is very well set up and offers the curious a look into the deep part for Canada and the world. This UNESCO recognized site house that elusive evidence of the soft from sea life to land with the advent of Tetrapods. The visitor's center...More

Thank Gregg_McCabe
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is the smallest of Quebec's parks. This is the location where the huge fossil that connects fish to tetrapods and ultimately to primates was found. They have a 25 minute movie that explains the fossil cliffs and the discovery which is very interesting. The...More

Thank Weyes1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you like fossils, you should definitely come here. This place is such an awesome little treasure. Tours of the cliff face are in French and English so check the timetables before you plan your visit!

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Begin with watching the film which covers the history of the Miguasha site. The variety both in size and type of fossils on display is overwhelming and there are more in storage ! The detail on the fossils is astounding and must have taken a...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this and it is worth seeing if you are in the area. Not worth a big trip out of your way especially if you only speak English in my opinion. The tour times change daily so it is impossible to plan and you...More

Thank Paul G
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