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Commissariat House

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11 Kings Bridge Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1S5, Canada
+1 709-729-6730
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Great visit !

We learned about the Commissariat House while visiting Newman Wine Vaults as the admission fee is... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
belleretraite
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Montreal, Canada
Nice quirky place to spend

Lovely fun , quirky place. Really enjoyed the time we spent . Check out the open house dates, its... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Cheryl O
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 Kings Bridge Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1S5, Canada
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We learned about the Commissariat House while visiting Newman Wine Vaults as the admission fee is good for both places and were surprised to find that it was less than 300 meters from our apartment . We got a tour of the big building by...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely fun , quirky place. Really enjoyed the time we spent . Check out the open house dates, its free on these dates.

Thank Cheryl O
Reviewed 11 September 2016

the Commissariat is split into two parts. The old stable is now the area with a general overview of the City, the military and other social history. The Commissariat house itself has been refurbished to maintain that early 1800 era. We were very lucky to...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We went to this site to use up the free toggle we received from the Newman Wine Vaults. The house and history are interesting, and the sole staff on duty did her best to engage us, but sadly I did not find it "wow" as...More

Thank Axelqueen
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We visited on St John's Day which meant free entry, iced tea and great home-made ice cream! Staff friendly and knowledgeable and it was interesting to read the displays and tour the house.

Thank JHUK2014
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This one is a real sleeper from the outside. You just have to visit. So well presented. We truly enjoyed

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is a great place to visit to understand how the more wealthy people lived in St. John's many years ago.

Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Led by a very informative and enthusiastic guide, the house offers a glimpse into British life and rule in Newfoundland. 1 hour required.

Thank Can45trav
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Very interesting house. I really appreciated the commentaries provided by the guide who followed us through the house. The exhibit on freedom of speech outside of the house is also well documented and interesting.

Thank AnniePRW
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The displays and artifacts present at this site as well as the interactive displays make history come alive. Kelsey and Heather thoroughly explained the history behind this site and it's historical significance. Their interest in this subject matter piqued my interest and my wife's interest...More

Thank 587Peter
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