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Find out what is under Signal Hill

After visiting Signal Hill, we went underground. The exhibits were very good. We especially liked... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kinles
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Toronto
great displays

We were a group of four and the people working were very nice and answered any question we had. the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
35deirdrel
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Vancouver, Canada
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Cut from the ancient rock of Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, the Johnson GEO CENTRE takes you deep underground to experience the story of planet Earth. Discover our planet's incredible history, get the real story behind the...more
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175 Signal Hill Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here on 6/29/18. The museum had several different sections. 1.The Titanic section was very good and gave you the detailed story on the Titanic and it's sinking, 2. the Exxon Mobil section was OK, a nice explanation on oil drilling, the platforms and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

After visiting Signal Hill, we went underground. The exhibits were very good. We especially liked the one on the Titanic. There were interpreters giving talks throughout the centre. They were friendly and knowledgeable.More

Thank Kinles
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives...and the Titanic...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very family friendly place to visit. We enjoyed watching a short video and we liked the Titanic exhibition.More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. Yes, families do enjoy the variety of exhibits and interactives we have, as well as our talks, tours, science demos and 3D movies we show...but the Titanic exhibit is one of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of four and the people working were very nice and answered any question we had. the displays were very knowledgeable.More

Thank 35deirdrel
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad we visited this place. It gave us understanding of rock formation through the ages. Very impressive. Suitable for children.More

Thank Laura G
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We are certainly a favourite spot for rock hounds, however, our diverse exhibits and offerings make the centre a unique spot for all ages and interests. We hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guide and young scientist conducting experiments were knowledgeable and interesting. I enjoyed the video presentations and the displays as well as the experiments and guided tours.More

Thank Kathy B
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a centre devoted to rocks- so you'd think it wouldn't be too interesting. But it was! Informative, clean, well kept, tours offered with a guide who gives a little more info about what you're looking at. A few interactive spots for kids/adults. The Titanic...More

Thank MarkMCanada
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We love to educate the public in a fun and engaging way and are happy to be able to reach such a diverse audience through our unique exhibits and interactives! And while...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would describe this museum as one of those that tries to cover a lot of topics very quickly at an introductory level. Probably better for families or for those that haven't already done their own research on any of the topics already. I would...More

Thank Riley S
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time here. We are always looking for ways to improve and as a not-for-profit, registered charity we are constantly in search of new funding sources so that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Titanic exhibit is informative. Great gift shop. Clean. Children friendly, hands on exhibits. Awesome solar system model.More

Thank Yingling18
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and the Titanic is certainly a favorite of many! We love to educate people of all ages with our hands-on, interactive exhibits and hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the Geo Centre in St. John's. If visiting Signal Hill it is worth stopping there at the foot of the hill. It is set into the ground and has many displays of the solar system, the geology of the earth, the Titanic,...More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at the centre. There is definitely so much to see and do that you could spend a day (or two) here! And we certainly love to educate and entertain children...More

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morganfk
13 January 2017|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thanks for your question and interest in the GEO CENTRE. Yes, we still offer free admission to MUN students, faculty and staff when you present your MUN ID. In addition to free admission, your MUN ID will also save you 10... More
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11 July 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
The Johnson GEO CENTRE is open to the public 9:30-5, 7 days a week, except on Mondays from January to mid-March and a few key holidays. Our Senior's rate (60 plus) is $9.00.
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25 May 2016|
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Thank you for your question and interest in GEO. Our general admission is $12/adult.
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