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Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre, Joggins

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Take a jump back millions of years into the past at Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre, a World Heritage Site. A guided tour of the museum enlightens visitors with information about the time period that created the fossils and most of the coal deposits in the area. Head out on a short walk to the cliffs, where the fossils in the museum were discovered. Scour the beach and the rocks for fossils, and get an up-close look at your discoveries. Make sure to put the fossils back, as visitors are not allowed to take them home. Use our Joggins holiday planner to arrange your visit to Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre and other attractions in Joggins.
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  • Great interpretive centre here, and of course the fossil cliffs and beaches are great to wander, looking for fossils (and coal!). The interpretive centre was very well done with a lot of great informa...  more »
  • History comes to life at Joggins! If we had simply walked the area ourselves, it would have been interesting. Taking the tour, especially with Dana, however, gave excellent perspective, excellent hist...  more »
  • Excellent museum of fossil evidence from the local area. Spend time in the museum and then walk the shores where you can see and find many more fossils. Wear sturdy shoes. Walk is along rocky and pebb...  more »