The Miguasha National Park in Gaspesie, Quebec in Canada was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 due to the thousands of preserved fossils which have been removed from the cliffs of the Escuminac Formation. Many of these fossil specimens have been collected and are on display at the Natural History Museum for visitors to view which was first opened in 1978.
There are over 9,000 specimens at the museum with most of the fossil exhibits being of fish which lived 380 million years ago along with various plant species. The museum gives people a chance to learn about paleontology and the discoveries of the history of the earth.
Guided tours around the museum are offered to visitors with the permanent exhibition being opened all year round.... continue below the picture...
Miguasha National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Museum of fossils in Miguasha, Gaspesie, Gaspesie Peninsula, Bay of Chaleur, Highway 132, Quebec, Canada.