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. Arrange to visit Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre and other attractions in Joggins using our Joggins itinerary maker app .
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  • This site provides the traveler with naturally occurring archaeology. The weather and tides erode the cliffs thereby exposing buried fossils. They cannot be removed, but it is fun to find one's own fo...  more »
  • This Unesco world heritage site has 300 million year old fossils. There is a museum which we didn’t have time to see, but we could walk down to the beach for free if we didn’t go to the museum or have...  more »
  • Once you are there you realize why it is designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately we arrived too late for the tour, which is not conducted close to high tide time. However, we had pl...  more »

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