Fundy Geological Museum

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Fundy Geological Museum
Established 1993
Location Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Type Geological Museum
Website [1]

The Fundy Geological Museum is a geological museum in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. It first opened in 1993. It has received over 300,000 visitors since it opened, averaging more than 21,000 per year. The museum is part of the Nova Scotia Museum system.


Its exhibits contain fossils of the prosauropod dinosaur, Plateosaurus engelhardti. It also contains exhibits on local minerals, as well as an explanation of the Bay of Fundy tides.

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The museum also has a gift shop and a laboratory where researchers are currently uncovering the skeleton of a 200-million-year-old Prosauropod dinosaur. It also hosts Nova Scotia's Gem and Mineral Show every year. The Gem and Mineral Show is currently in its 43rd year. Dates for the 2008 show are August 15, 16, and 17.

Opening hours[edit]

From June 1 to October 15, the museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. For the rest of the year it operates on reduced winter hours.

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Coordinates: 45°23′41.3″N 64°14′15.3″W / 45.394806°N 64.237583°W / 45.394806; -64.237583