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Johnson GEO CENTRE

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Great unplanned stop

Great place to stop and spend a couple of hours. Very informative exhibits, but there is a lot of... read more

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Henry S
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Oakville, Canada
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enjoyed the centre

this place is so awesome, so much to see, and so much information. I can see this would be a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tmwhung
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Chilliwack, 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 today via mobile

Great place to stop and spend a couple of hours. Very informative exhibits, but there is a lot of reading. I personally enjoyed the Titanic exhibit. Unfortunately the 3D theatre was out of service for our visit. This would be a great place to spend...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

this place is so awesome, so much to see, and so much information. I can see this would be a wonderful place for family.

Thank tmwhung
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. We certainly have so much to see and do, you could spend a day (or two) here! We hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the most wonderful places that you should visit in St. John's where it has many tourist attractions.More

Thank rmuralik1972
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded today

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! We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to really get a sense of just how geologically unique the island of Newfoundland really is? A stroll through this building will give you a glimpse! Also loved the Titanic exhibit; it gave a complete breakdown and analysis of what happened and what could...More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded today

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 and the Titanic exhibit is certainly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the displays. We know much more about the Titantic than I ever expected to know ( a good thing). The displays were really great! For the volume of oil produced from the offshore oil wells, I would have expected a larger display explaining...More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. People are often surprised to find that our large exhibit space is located 20 feet below the surface...and because the centre was built into a glacial cirque, we do have the privilege...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon the recommendation of a couple of ladies we talked with on the bus we went to visit and really enjoyed ourselves.Were there for a good 3 1/2 hours.Enjoyed the guided tour of the Titanic as our guide made it interesting(had already visited an exhibition...More

Thank Beachdog08
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. While we do cover a variety of material from oceans to space in our interactive exhibits, the Titanic Story is certainly our most popular gallery...and the tour is one of our favorites!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museums are’nt my cup of tea and my wife had to twist my arm to join her. I found the Titanic exhibit fascinating, not realizing that the disaster was in fact a disaster waiting to happen.More

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

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. While we do cover a variety of material from oceans to space in our interactive exhibits, the Titanic Story is certainly our most popular gallery and one of our favorites! We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 3 grandchildren to the Johnson Geo Center for a day trip and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The exhibits were entertaining and captured our attention. There is a play area for children under the age of 5 that the kids really enjoyed....More

Thank Karen C
JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great job was done bay all staff explaining the exhibits. I would recommend a visit by young and old alike. Great show case of Newfoundland and Labrador earth sciences.More

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JohnsonGEOCENTRE, Public Relations Manager at Johnson GEO CENTRE, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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! We know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent two hours or so here and, while the other exhibits are interesting enough, the standout for us was the Titanic exhibit. Even if you know the story well, the exhibit reels you in with a straightforward but poignant narrative on placards which...More

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

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed our centre. While we do cover a variety of material from oceans to space in our interactive exhibits, but the Titanic Story is certainly our most popular gallery! We hope you had an opportunity...More

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morganfk
12 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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dlrgraham
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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povera1945
25 May 2016|
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Response from JohnsonGEOCENTRE | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in GEO. Our general admission is $12/adult.
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