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Sydney Mines Heritage Museum and Fossil Centre

Sydney Mines Heritage Museum & Fossil Centre focuses on the history and heritage of the town of Sydney Mines. Visit our restored train station (c. 1905) and examine artifacts from the town’s coal mining era. Afterwards, come and explore the Cape Breton Fossil Centre which has one of the largest Carboniferous Plan Fossil collections in North America. We have over 800 plant fossils on display, as well as a lab, classroom and boardroom. We offer tours of our museum as well as outdoor guided hikes along the Sydney Coal Field. Enjoy stories from our guides or go on your own fossil hike and explore the coastline to find your own hidden treasure. Bus tours are welcome.


Areas Of Interest: Community Heritage • Fossils • Industrial

Features: Bus Tours • Gift Shop • Internet Access • Parking • Wheelchair Accessible

Other Info

Admission Info: Admission charged. Fossil hikes $10, under 17 $4.

Directions: In the former train station.

Sydney Mines Heritage Museum and Fossil Centre

159 Legatto St
Sydney Mines, NS

Tue–Sat 9am–5pm; O/S by appointment.

Phone: 902-544-0992
Fax: 902-544-0870

Website: http://www.sydneyminesheritage.ca/

Parking Spaces: 50