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FORCE is open to the public. Admission is free.

The FORCE visitor centre overlooks the technology test site in the Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy.

The approximately 3,000-square foot facility houses interpretive exhibits, interactive displays, a small theatre/community room, as well as space for onsite meetings and research work.

The modular building’s sustainable features include passive solar heat gain in winter, high performance glazing and solar shading to help cooling in summer, and storm water drainage and control.

Location: 1156 West Bay Road, Black Rock, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia [click here for google map] – 10km from downtown Parrsboro, NS

Contact: For information re: tours please contact us.
phone: 902.254.2510


FORCE Visitor Centre 2017 season of scheduled hours of operation ended October 16.  Thank you to all those who visited the FORCE site this season!

October 17, 2017 through May 2, 2018: FORCE Visitor Centre site is open by chance or by appointment. You can phone the site to find out if we’re open or not. If you wish to book a tour, please contact FORCE, allowing minimum 5 business days’ notice in order for staff to plan resources accordingly.

As always, if you have questions about FORCE or wish to book a tour, please reach out to us.

Other than operating hours as posted (that is, when “CLOSED” signs are posted), the FORCE Visitor Centre site is restricted to Authorized Personnel Only.

Please note:

At times, due to staff availability, the FORCE Visitor Centre may be self-guided only.

Safe vehicle access to the site during the winter is not guaranteed – road and weather conditions vary significantly.