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Beothuk Interpretation Centre Provincial Historic Site

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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JR and I visited the Beothuk Interpretive Centre this afternoon. After learning of the kidnaping of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathy B
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The staff at the interpretation were very knowledgeable. The story of the Beothuk is very tragic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
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Phone: 709-656-3114Email: info@seethesites.ca
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Highway 340, Boyd's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

JR and I visited the Beothuk Interpretive Centre this afternoon. After learning of the kidnaping of a Beothuk woman in the Rooms in St. John I was excited to learn there is an archeological site in Boyd’s Cove. We watched a 20 minute movie by...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at the interpretation were very knowledgeable. The story of the Beothuk is very tragic and it is important that we all know about it. Take the time to walk the grounds and make sure to visit the spirit garden.

Thank DetDuke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This interpretation and education centre reveals the story of the Beothuk or Red Indian indigenous peoples that populated the coastal areas of Newfoundland at the time of the arrival of the western European fishing colonies and settlers. It traces the tragic history of the indigenous...More

Thank Dennis120648
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Began our visit with the 20 minute video telling of the archeology of the Boyd Cove dig from the view of a Memorial University prof who led the project. Factual information, although not a well produced video. The tragic story of the Beothuk is one...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a jewel of a center. It is clear in explaining the story of this people, excellent exhibits, wonderful staff and helpful video. In addition there is a lovely spirit garden to visit and you can visit the site of the excavation. If you...More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The site is of moderate size and with limited information and displays. Upon arrival we were given a personal preswntation and questions were adequately answered. We went through the displys and walked to the observation deck. It was a gentle walk but there was very...More

Thank paulsh12
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Excellent museum which sheds light on a lost race. A pity that the bridge out to the site is awaiting repair and therefore the actual site isn't currently accessible. We therefore decided not to do the walk at all. If you do beware bugs and...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Interested to learn about the aboriginal peoples of NFLD, I checked out Google and discovered the Beothuk. While driving to Twillingate we saw the road sign for this interpretation Centre and decided to visit on our way from Twillingate to Bonavista. Admission was $15 for...More

Thank amjoy373
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Excellent presentation on a very tragic chapter in human history. The museum is well laid out w very informative displays, the park ranger(?) was extremely informative, the video was well done & the forest walk was almost mystical. Well worth finding & learning more about...More

Thank 19arjaykay46
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The information and displays are thoughtful and informative, The Spirit Garden has been added. Great

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