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Beothuk Interpretation Centre Provincial Historic Site

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Very Interesting Site

We spent a good part of a morning here and although we had read about the Beothuk in the past, it... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Halifax, Canada
Interesting place to learn about Beothuk history

Imagine... a now-extinct people with a unique language and culture, thriving on the rich resources... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Ottawa, 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 29 October 2018

We spent a good part of a morning here and although we had read about the Beothuk in the past, it was very interesting to visit this site. The film, exhibits and the interpreters were great. They were knowledgeable and helpful. The grounds, including the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Imagine... a now-extinct people with a unique language and culture, thriving on the rich resources of the land and sea: seals, birds, fish - 300 years ago, this site was a Beothuk village. Until I came to visit Newfoundland, I had never heard of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I had read up about the Beothuk before visiting the Centre, and was both impressed and saddened when there. Impressed by the way the exhibit brought the Beothuk back to life, saddened by yet another tragedy of European invasion. Unfortunately we did not have time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Saw a film, made a little ornament & hung in Spirit Garden down the hill outside. The Spirit Garden I enjoyed the most.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Really enjoyed learning about a culture new to me. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and the displays informative and beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MJ T
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My wife and I stopped here in August on our 2018 cross country road trip. It is located just off route 340 on the way from Lewisporte to Twillingate and is well worth the short detour. It provides a real eye opener into the culture...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Stopped off en route and spent an hour or so learning about the Beothuk people, their heritage and history and the archaeological research that in recent times has enabled these to be presented. The video and displays were informative and helpful. Some of our party...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is a highly recommended visit. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. You have the perfect combination of museum, and actual site on the property. Be sure to check out the visitor centre first, with its wonderful displays and short film. After that, head...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarianneWong2
Reviewed 13 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kathybQ323FG
Reviewed 8 July 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DetDuke
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