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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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  • 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 »
  • Although people always say to check the tide table and don't go at high tide, we never do and always have a fun time. If the tide is in, you can look out off the stairs and enjoy the waves, then go ba...  more »
  • The perfection of the interpretive center at this relatively new UNESCO site is how it blends geology, ecology and biology with intellectual discourse surrounding evolution in the 1800s. This is the s...  more »