50 Centuries Cultures Society Inc. The 50 Centuries’ Interpretation Centre features artifacts from several local prehistoric cultures. There are two archaeological sites relating to the Maritime Archaic Indians, including the Big Droke living site and the Caines tool production site, which date to approximately 4500 BP. The site also exhibits
Beothuk Institute Incorporated The Mission of the Beothuk Institute to create, maintain and enhance public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the Beothuk People and their prehistoric ancestors, and to initiate, support and/or encourage projects commensurate with this aim. The Beothuk Institute participates in research projects and archaeological digs in search of the
Step back in time at the Colony of Avalon, settled in 1621 by Lord Baltimore. Admission includes archaeological dig site, Interpretation Centre, 17th-century gardens and Kitchen, conservation lab and award-winning gift shop. Experience Archaeologist for a Day hands-on packages. Nearby attractions and services include Lighthouse Picnics, Tetley Tea Room, dinner
Dorset Eskimo Carving Committee Inc. The Dorset Eskimo Soapstone Quarry Site consists of an interpretation centre and abandoned quarry site which was utilized by the Middle Dorset Paleoeskimo culture approximately 1,600 to 1,200 years ago. Through a number of exhibits, the centre focuses on two themes: the occupation and quarrying
Norris Arm Heritage Society Inc. The Fox Moth Museum is a heritage museum the main purpose of which is to preserve the heritage and culture of Norris Arm and surrounding area. The museum features a large number of artifacts pertaining to the community and its history regarding aviation, the railway,
Hefford Plantation Artifacts is sponsored by Heritage New Perlican, as well as the Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corporation. Self-guided tour of the best artifacts from the Hefford Plantation dig in the early 2000’s. Self-guided wall panels take you through each glass display unit housed in the Town’s Boardroom. Hours of Operation:Open
Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. The mission of the Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is to advance the awareness, documentation and stewardship of shipwrecks throughout the province. The society often partners with community and provincial museums and government agencies on their shipwreck projects.