Arnold’s Cove Drake House Museum

The Drake House Museum is a project of the Arnold’s Cove Heritage Foundation. The house was constructed in the 1890s in the community of Haystack, Placentia Bay by George Drake and his brother John. Frank Drake, George’s son, inherited the property and lived in the building all his life. “

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Avondale Railway Museum

With the closure of Newfoundland’s railway in the 1980’s, the Avondale Railway Station was shut down. The building itself, over 100 years old, has since been declared a Heritage Structure by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Avondale Railway Station houses two museums: a railway museum and a

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Bay de Verde Blundons Heritage House

The Bay de Verde Heritage House was built in 1896 by Mr. John Blundon and family of Bay de Verde. Mr. Blundon was a local merchant who owned schooners and traded along the coast. The house was built to accommodate his lifestyle. The structure of the house is a good

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Beckett Heritage House

Open: July – September The Beckett Heritage Property depicts a typical fisherman’s home during the early 1900’s with its popular mansard roof. The property includes a root cellar, well, small barn, hen house, and associated vegetable garden. The wood house, stable, and hen’s pen were modified but its present form

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Carbonear Railway Station

Today the former Carbonear Railway Station is home to a small exhibit of Newfoundland and Canadian railway memorabilia. It also houses the Carbonear island exhibit: “Traces of the Past”. The Railway Station has been designated an historic structure by The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, The Heritage Foundation

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Colony of Avalon

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

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Conception Bay Museum

The museum is located in the former 1870 customs building. The first floor consists of exhibits showcasing the inshore Conception Bay fishery from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, complete with fishery implements and tools, and an exhibit concerning the Peter Easton, a seventeenth-century pirate who was based out of this

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Cupids Legacy Centre

Cupids is the site of Canada’s first English settlement—and that’s where the exhibits in our museum begin. Visitors are invited to follow our story through four centuries of evolving culture, struggle and achievement, told through multi-media, interactive and colourful displays—or through entertaining guided tours by knowledgeable staff. Exhibit highlights also

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Edge of Avalon Interpretation Centre

The edge of avalon Interpretive Centre on Route 10 in Portugal Cove South is the starting point for your explorations at the edge of avalon. Come in to visit us and view a detailed interpretive map of the area, receive directions for hiking trails, and check out the bulletin board

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Fishermen’s Museum and Porter House

he Fishermen’s Museum was started in 1969 by artist George Noseworthy and a group of local residents who saw the need to preserve and promote the local fishing heritage that was so rapidly changing. A few years later, nearby Porter house was acquired and restored. An adjacent one-room schoolhouse, leased

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