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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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