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Totally awesome

When we first arrived, we enjoyed the well laid out museum and gift shop. As the very enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine C
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Ottawa, Canada
Viking experience.

Great place to visit. Very good information centre. Site was well signposted and the reconstructed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce L
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Sandy Beach, Australia
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Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived, we enjoyed the well laid out museum and gift shop. As the very enthusiastic guide started us on the walking tour and I saw how long it was, I was sure that I would not make it to a place that...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit. Very good information centre. Site was well signposted and the reconstructed village was well done.

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very important part of our Canadian and Newfoundland & Labrador History. The first known European settlement in North America (over 1000 years ago). The Tour Guides are very knowledgeable very friendly. They want all visitors to understand and appreciate the value of this site....More

Thank Gene1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic site was very informative. The people who did the interpretations were knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems out of the way, but the history is wonderful. Our guide as a little boy played on the mounds, as did his mother, when all thought they were left over from the Beothuk, the natives of Newfoundland, who were slaughtered by the Europeans. However...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dream come true to be in this amazing historical place where East meets West. Well presented historical information about what was happening in 1000 AD in this part of the world.

Thank Gloria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parks Canada has done an excellent job here. You get a real sense of how the Norse(Vikings) explored the world. The architecture is incredible. The history is invaluable. We went back twice over two days so we could walk the site, see the videos, and...More

Thank 388howardh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t come to this region without going here. This is the place where the circle of global migration of humans Is completed by Norse people landing on the North American continent which was occupied by the Indigenous people. This fact is emphasized throughout the...More

Thank bhoppins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L'Anse Aux Meadows offers a very comprehensive, well-structured and interesting visit. Well worth it...! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The interpretation center is well put together...there are models and a film that is definitely worth seeing to understand the significance of this place....More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The center has a number of exhibits and a small store. The real attraction starts with a lot of steps down to a boardwalk that wraps around the site where there are indentations with plaques telling you what originally was there, leading right around to...More

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sylvia N
9 July 2018|
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Response from MargM8 | Reviewed this property |
There were people with canes and walking issues taking the tour. I have scholiosis and managed fairly easily. I forgot my walking poles at the B&B. You never really walk that far at one time and after you reach the farthest... More
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dingnezhin
22 May 2018|
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Response from Jef K | Reviewed this property |
I came in on a cruise ship, so can't directly answer your question. However, the area is sufficiently small and self explanatory, I'm not sure you need a tour guide. You can just explore it yourself.
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munroplanet
28 February 2018|
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Response from Antionio10 | Reviewed this property |
1. Did not stay at the hotels so I have no knowledge. They would be small non chain motels in St Anthony, Friendly and basic. 2. The tours are self guided with explanations a and Q&As at each reenactment. 3. You can... More
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