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Blue Beach Fossil Museum

127 Blue Beach Rd., Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-790-9541
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Talk with a Fossil Expert

We really enjoyed the great information provided by one of the owners of the museum. He was so... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Kingston, TN
Fossil hunting

Great beach. Nice easy walk along the shore. Saw loons, cliffs and lots of fossils amongst the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
North of Guelph, Ontario
via mobile
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127 Blue Beach Rd., Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-790-9541
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We really enjoyed the great information provided by one of the owners of the museum. He was so very knowledgeable and gave us many tips concerning fossil hunting on the beach. The cases where fossils are stored in the museum (actually more like a large...More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great beach. Nice easy walk along the shore. Saw loons, cliffs and lots of fossils amongst the rocks. Super great morning.

Thank happy1976
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Chris is friendly and incredibly knowledgable fellow. The museum is rammed full of wonderful fossils, with great interpretation. An inspiring place to visit as a child. Be sure to have a proper poke on the beach for tetrapod footprint fossils, and worm castings. Let your...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Not the place we expected but was still interesting . My grandson would of liked this place of fossils and bones. The owner was great very knowledgeable. Great place for kids to learn

Thank jhendrikadewater
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I was in Halifax on business for a few weeks and decided to get my son who is a dinosaur and fossil lover some souvenirs. I found the Blue Beach Fossil Museam through trip advisor and had a great day. The man who runs the...More

Thank Jimmy555
Reviewed 28 December 2015

It is a little difficult to find the correct turn off for the museum etc. I stopped at the municipal office and they gave me directions. Sonja is a good host, and Chris is very knowledgeable. They prepare you for the tour with a presentation...More

Thank Pittsburgh_Lazer
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We enjoyed our own personal information session from the very passionate and knowledgeable host of the museum. A visit to the museum prior to going to the beach was ideal. He explained what to look for and made it very interesting for my son. My...More

Thank Jwr846
Reviewed 5 September 2015

My wife and I were on a whirlwind tour of Nova Scotia and as a mineral and fossil lover, I had to go to Blue Beach. Unfortunately; the trip out there was much longer than expected, but we got to the parking area at 5:00...More

Thank Peter B. N
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you want to visit a place that's not constantly combed over for fossils, blue beach is your spot, tons of fossils...if you know what your looking for of course. make sure you take note of the tides!

Thank sguthrie1317
Reviewed 6 September 2014

The museum keeper happily guided us along a personal tour of the museum, like a class in paleontology. Then, after we had a great time hunting for fossils down at the beach, he helped identify and explain some of our finds: jumbled tracks of burrowing...More

3  Thank Karl H
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