A wide array of souvenir items and literature material can be discovered at our facilities; books, t-shirts, sea glass, interesting curiosities and so much more.

We ship
No room? No problem! Limited space during your travels is not a problem, we will ship your merchandise from our gift shop to any destination designated by you.

Drop-in and uncover your little treasures!

“Winter In Sydney Mines, 1930”

                         by  local artist, Marie Moore 


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The Sydney Mines Heritage Society recently commissioned local artist, Marie Moore, to complete a painting of the town of Sydney Mines entitled, ” Winter In Sydney Mines, 1930″.  Framed prints of this painting can only be purchased at the Cape Breton Fossil Centre. Only 740 prints will be produced. The cost of a framed print is $140.00 tax included. We can ship prints to people away; the cost of shipping is extra. Please visit us to see the prints or phone us at (902)-544-0992.

We have dropped our price of this print to $100.00,tax included. We also ship to anywhere in Canada at an extra cost of $25.00.

E-mail us at [email protected]      or    phone 902-544-0992 and leave message.


Books Available At The Museum

Guide to Gems   $14.00

Guide to Minerals, Rocks & Fossils  $16.00

Fossils – Formac Pocket Guide   $9.95

The Last Billion Years – A Geological History of The Maritime Provinces of Canada    $35.00

Dawning of The Dinosaurs   $13.95

The Fossil Hunter of Sydney Mines   $10.00

Nova Scotia Geological Highway Map   $6.95

Upper Carboniferous Fossil Flora of Nova Scotia   $5.95

Dinosaur – Eyewitness Books   $19.99

The Complete Guide To Prehistoric Life     $24.95

Historic Sydney    $21.95

Historic North Sydney  $21.95

Trapper Boy – A novel by Hugh R. MacDonald    $11.95 (Cape Breton University Press)

All Aboard  $5.95

The Fossil Cliffs of Joggins    $9.95

A Historic Guide To The Mines Of Sydney Mines   $10.00

Cape Breton Railways  $24.95

DVD Virtual Tour of The Sydney Mines Heritage Museum, The Cape Breton Fossil Centre & A  Fossil Field Trip With Dr. Stuart Critchley Along The Beach At Point Aconi, Cape Breton     $10.00