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Norstead Viking Village

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Go there if you want to see the ship

Norstead offers slightly other things than the National Historic Viking site - they have a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Heikki P
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More to see than the government site

This village is set up to give tourists an idea of the way of life in a beautiful setting by the... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
cdb15427
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White Rock, Canada
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263 L Anse aux Meadows, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This village is set up to give tourists an idea of the way of life in a beautiful setting by the water. A hike up the hill provides an excellent view of the spectacular environment. We worth the price of admission. staff are welcoming and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Why close in mid September when there are still lots of tourists around? We wandered around the site and had a look into some of the huts. You really should lock up.

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Norstead is just down the road from the "official" government site and it is set up for tourists to enjoy a step back in time. The buildings are populated with locals who dress and play their part in this recreation. Very educational, very entertaining. An...More

Thank Glenmorcanada
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This village was very well laid out and full of history. The employees take their jobs seriously and are extremely knowledgeably. I would highly recommend a visit to this attraction when visiting the area

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Explore a Viking village and learn what it was like to live in 1000AD in L'Anse Meadows. An exciting and informative experience!

Thank Gloria C
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Norstead offers slightly other things than the National Historic Viking site - they have a nice replica ship and a church. On quiet days it is ... quiet there, but the guides keep you busy.

Thank Heikki P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This village was a complete surprise to me. Very well laid out and full of history. The employees take their jobs seriously and are extremely knowledgeably. I highly recommend this attraction for everyone.

Thank Leightan
Reviewed 28 August 2018

To be honest, this village had very little to offer over L'anse aux Meadows Historic Site. We found the the staff to be far less knowledgeable than the staff at the historical site. The only reason I would not rate this lower is due to...More

Thank JamesMark70
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We went to National Park first with an amazing guided tour which meant that Norstead fell a little flat for us. It was a slow day so might have made it harder to have it more exciting. The people that worked there played the part...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I was told there were a lot of actors here on the site, where the "replica" Viking ship sailed from Greenland to L'Anse Aux Meadows. There were a few doing some knitting, and some to explain the boat, but there wasn't a lot of interaction,...More

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DianneM497
10 August 2018|
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Response from DeneckaB1 | Property representative |
Good Day, Norstead is a non-profit site, we do receive a little funding from the government, but the majority of our income comes from visitors that's visits Norstead.
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janette14
26 August 2015|
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Response from Iuliana P | Reviewed this property |
You can contact Norstead Village Inc. in L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland at Toll Free: 1-877-620-2828.
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