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Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre

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Great place to call in and get a feel for the area. The receptionist was very helpful and Tony... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Ballina, Australia
Wonderful History!

Don’t miss this great museum and archeological site while visiting Ferryland NL. It provides a good... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Ada, Michigan
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Trepassey, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 4B0, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great place to call in and get a feel for the area. The receptionist was very helpful and Tony definitely gave us a few local tips!

Thank prw50
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this great museum and archeological site while visiting Ferryland NL. It provides a good glimpse into the past of the history of Newfoundland. Pay the extra fee and visit the 17 century kitchen while there to see what’s cooking.

Thank sarah_gunberg
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We visited the Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre before taking the hike out to Mistaken Point to view the fossils. The hike isn't for the faint of heart, but well worth it once you are standing near the fossils. Very informative guide. It was very...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Travelling to the Edge of Avalon in Portugal Cove South is a beautiful experience. The landscape transition is my favorite part of driving down to Portugal Cove South to take in the Guided Mistaken Point tour. It is a very busy place with limited access...More

1  Thank JulieW4573
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Before making the trek to the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve, individuals are asked to meet at the Centre roughly 30 minutes before, around 12:30. It's a great spot to stop and ask questions, use the washroom, and grab a sweater!

Thank WhyNotThisWay
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We were pleased to talk to staff/ scientists about the displays, and about Mistaken Point. We called ahead, because the book says they were closed for the season (end of October) and the main operation was closed. Because we called ahead, we were invited to...More

Thank cme560
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre is a located on the Irish Loop, Route 10 near Trepassey on the Avalon Peninsula. My wife and I had completed a cross country road trip in August 2017 and I returned in September to drive the few scenic...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The fossil hike across the seaside barrens was great . It seems like a lot of people at first, but the crowd thins out quickly, and you will get to spend all the time you want with the fossils. Be sure to book this hike...More

1  Thank AvidCanoeist
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We began our tour of the area at Edge of Avalon Interpretive Centre. Friendly informative staff, displays and three videos were available to provided us with an overview of the area and its history assisted on planing our exploration. We met our dedicated guide Richard...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We traveled to this are to visit Mistaken Point which starts with a visit to the Interpretive Centre. The introductory film gives a great overview of the site. You must make a reservation to ensure that you can go not the tour, so call ahead.

Thank HarryWilder_Vermont
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