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From dinosaur fossils to the best seafood in the world, the Bay of Fundy offers some of Nova Scotia's most scenic destinations and events. Experience the world's highest tides, hike a coastal trail or one of the many waterfalls, or tour the many museums, all within driving distance of Four Seasons Retreat.
Economy Falls
 7.5 km (4.5 mi) along the River Philip Rd., then a 1-km (0.5-mi) hike along an old woods road to stairs into a deep gorge where a natural geological phenomenon has occurred in the   collapse of a 20-m (65-ft) waterfall.
 
Age of Sail Ship Museum in Port Greville
Family-oriented centre depicts rich heritage of the Minas Basin timber and shipbuilding industries. Archives and professionally designed exhibits in main pavilion, a restored Methodist Church, built in 1857. Working blacksmith shop, historical lighthouse. French spoken.
Rte 209
Port Greville, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-348-2030
 
Debert Military Museum
Housed in an "H" hut on the site of the former Camp Debert, one of 3 communications centres for Canada during WWII and the Cold War. Atlantic Canadaıs only "Diefenbunker"; tours offered (call for schedule).
Plains Rd
Debert, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-662-2860
 
Cobequid Interpretation Centre
Pictures, videos and interpretive panels explain the geology, history and culture of West Colchester; hiking trail information. World War II Observation Tower offers a spectacular view of the tides and countryside.
3248 Hwy 2
Economy, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-647-2600
 
Five Islands Lighthouse
"Pepper Pot" wooden lighthouse built in 1913. Interpretive panels; view of Five Islands; beach access.
412 Wharf Road
Five Islands, Nova Scotia
 
Joggins Fossil Centre
The Centre features the worldıs largest collection of 300-million-year-old "Joggins Fossils" as well as exhibits of trilobites, brachiopods, bivalves, gastropods and fish fossils from around the world. Local fossil identification available.
Main Street
Joggins, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-251-2618
 
Fundy Geological Museum
Near the Bay of Fundy where the worldıs highest tides erode the cliffs, revealing evidence of 325-million-year-old fossils. Models of the ancient landscape where dinosaurs once roamed; displays of the rich mineral deposits and unique geology in the area. Geological tours of the beaches (phone for details). A Bay of Fundy Recommended Experience.
162 Two Islands Road
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-254-3814
Website 
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/fgm/
 
That Dutchman's Farm
Traditional Dutch-style farmhouse and yard. Cheese made and sold on the premises. Heritage farm animals, petting area, gardens (herb, water, flower, etc). Extensive grounds with garden and woodland nature discovery trails; spectacular view of the bay. Activity sheets for all ages. Entertaining and educational.
112 Brown Road, off Hwy 2
Upper Economy, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-647-2751
Website 
http://www.thatdutchmansfarm.com/
 
The Ship's Company Theatre
A unique performance venue and a theatrical experience like no other. The stage is a ship: the MV Kipawo, last of the Minas Basin ferries. A highly acclaimed and innovative professional company, the productions are Canadian plays with an emphasis on new works from Atlantic Canadian playwrights.
Lower Main Street
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Phone  800-565-SHOW
Phone  902-254-3000
Fax  902-254-2331
Website 
http://www.shipscompany.com/
 
Parrsboro Rock & Mineral Shop
Internationally known fossil collector Eldon George displays rare fossils of prehistoric dinosaurs, reptiles, amphibians; the worldıs smallest dinosaur footprint; NS gemstones and minerals; minerals and fossils from world-wide sources. Prospectorsı supplies, books and maps available.
349 Whitehall Road
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
Phone  902-254-2981
 
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