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Great visit

Was very interesting and informative. Shows the different types of whales in Newfoundland and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Coppertop127
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London, Canada
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a must visit

it is a small place, but you can learn some significant knowledge here. learn from history so we... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Feng L
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Toronto, Canada
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50 Main Highway, Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Was very interesting and informative. Shows the different types of whales in Newfoundland and Labrador and their historical data.

Thank Coppertop127
Reviewed 12 October 2017

it is a small place, but you can learn some significant knowledge here. learn from history so we can make earth a better place for all living things.

Thank Feng L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A hidden gem in Red Bay. The National Park folks do a marvelous job. We saw a very nice film on the area and one of the Rangers gave a very informative talk on the Basque people and their whaling history as well as the...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend seeing video before touring exhibit. Gives you a basic understanding of how it all began.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

An interesting exhibit about right whales and their value as a source of oil for early fishermen who came to this region.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

When we arrived, no-one was in the building, but someone came after a bit and let us into the exhibit. Very very interesting exhibit about the North Atlantic Right Whale, its demise and reappearance. The skeleton on display is said to be 400 years old....More

Thank CarlFondaver
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A great museum. We learned lots, and had a better understanding of why the whale population went downhill.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We forget about the time when whales were the source of oil for lamps and perfume and the importance of that in history.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Right Whale Exhibit was very interesting and educational. Not knowing much about Whales or the past Whaling Industry, I learned so much of what we all should know.

Thank Lee406
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Right Whale Exhibit is located in the Town Hall. We had to stop a couple of times to find it open but it was worth the wait. The exhibit is built around a very old whale skeleton that was found in the bay. The...More

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