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The John N Leamon Stone Barn Museum

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Great little stop

It's a small 2 rooms of exhibits, but at $2/per person, this museum is a great opportunity to learn... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
St. John's, Canada
Great history of Brigus

Nicely restored museum. Lots of artifacts & history of Brigus. Guides well informed & helpful for... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Daphne P
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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12 Aug 2018
“Great little stop”
2 Aug 2018
“Small but interesting museum.”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

It's a small 2 rooms of exhibits, but at $2/per person, this museum is a great opportunity to learn more about the history of Brigus. The barn has been carefully reconstructed and the interior is well kept. The 2 students were informative, sharing lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a very small museum that one can go through in about 30 minutes, but it is nicely laid out with some interesting items. In order to access the second floor, you need to climb a small/tight spiral staircase which could be difficult with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nicely restored museum. Lots of artifacts & history of Brigus. Guides well informed & helpful for just $2 entry fee. The forge also great to see items made as you wait.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Daphne P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A very interesting place to visit to learn about the history of Brigus. They also have a tiny gift shop. Admission is 2 dollars which includes a guided tour of the first floor. They also give guided tours around the town only on Tuesdays or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank alkeni
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Barn was a tad on small side but very nicely restored and had a few nice artifacts. The forge was awesome and John was kind enough to make a custom shelf for us, and he waited around until 9pm for us to make it back...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank lizrad999
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Loved the history and the stories and the photos in this little gem of a place. Watch the video for sure. Then you'll want to head to Hawthorn cottage for more Bob Bartlett.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Brigus is worth visiting as it has a great deal of history of early Canadian life in a small fishing community. The young lad who serves as your guide/host in the stone barn museum was extremely informative in leading us through the displays which give...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank WilliamBiol
Reviewed 3 September 2013

A great spot to learn more about Brigus. If you are doing any type of geneological research that involves Brigus this is a great place to check out. They have records of the local cemeteries and even have drawings of any graves located there, The...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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