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Twillingate Museum & Crafts Shop

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Educational to learn the local culture

A place worth visiting to understand the history of the area. Many very good pieces of everyday... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Douglas S
London, Canada
A Very Good Museum!

We spent about 40 minutes here. Well worth the time. This museum is housed in the former rectory... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Innisfail, Canada
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“old house”(6 reviews)
“famous opera”(4 reviews)
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1 St Peters Church Rd | A0g 4m0, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-884-2825
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A place worth visiting to understand the history of the area. Many very good pieces of everyday furniture and articles the average person in the area would use in day to day life. If you are 60 plus, you will items you probably had in...More

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent about 40 minutes here. Well worth the time. This museum is housed in the former rectory of the Anglian Church. It is set back behind the church. There are serveral rooms each paying homage to the history of the community. Artifacts are well...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being full of tourist bus passengers which made movement within a tad tight, the shop displayed a plethora of good souvenirs, and the staff was excellent. Recommend

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for Newfoundland knits in real wool, they have them. Lots of traditional items. The museum has many displays and they're all interesting. The building used to be the rectory for the Anglican Church but the displays cover all sorts of local history...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was fun to walk through this old parsonage to look at antiques and read about a famous opera singer from the area. I also enjoyed having an opportunity to buy locally made crafts.

Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! So many lovely exhibits that tell people so much about the history of Twillingate and the people that lived there!

Thank Carmelita C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely historic house, great to do on chilly, rainy day. Store has a great selection of items and many choices in books.

Thank momtotot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. This has a good collection of locally historic pieces. It's not a long visit, but we quite enjoyed the historic children's items, and the girl guiding information

Thank KathO23
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The museum and craft shop were an unexpected lovely surprise that we enjoyed exploring very much. The attention to detail and beautiful setting made it a special morning in Twillingate. Found a few special mementos to bring home for family too. After our tour of...More

1  Thank cyndicressman1957
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A lot of artefacts and history in a small space gave an intriguing insight into bygone days. The house itself is authentic and contains contributions from local families about former residents whose contribution to the Town was significant but who would otherwise be forgotten. Photographs,...More

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