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Cupids Legacy Centre

368 Seaforest Drive, Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-528-1610
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A visit to Cupid’s

We decided to stop at the Cupids Legacy Centre while we were over that way ...it was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
milliemccabe
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Amazing bit of history

My husband and I are new to Newfoundland and decided to spend a day driving from St. John's to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
britriches
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Edmonton, Canada
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The Cupids Legacy Centre was built in 2010 to commemorate the 400th Anniversar of the establishment of the first English settlement in Canada in Cupids. It houses a museum with a state-of-the-art exhibit, which illiminates the rich historical and cultural narrative of Cupids and the Conception Bay North area. A series of special events and programs is offered though the season. The Centre is also home to the archaeology field laboratory for the Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site (which has unearthed more than 160,000 artifacts), Legacy Hall (a full-service receptioon room), a Family History Rescource Centre, a rooftop Faerie Garden, and a Museum Shop.
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  • Terrible1%
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368 Seaforest Drive, Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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+1 709-528-1610
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"early settlers"
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"excellent presentation"
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"modern museum"
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"well worth the visit"
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"historical significance"
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"north america"
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"union jack"
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"book sale"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to stop at the Cupids Legacy Centre while we were over that way ...it was very informative about Newfoundland history in Cupids and John Guy ..it had very interesting displays ...we thoroughly enjoyed it all ...the rooftop has a fairy garden which added...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are new to Newfoundland and decided to spend a day driving from St. John's to Bonavista, stopping along the way at any historical sites. Cupids was the highlight of our day! The staff at the centre and the plantation site were...More

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Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! I will take a look / listen to see what has changed and make any adjustments necessary! Enjoy your travels - and welcome to Newfoundland!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't visit the centre. Went to the Archaeology site and it was excellent! Tish took us around the site and was a wealth of knowledge. We learned so much!

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Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! We think so too!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very interesting and presents the history of some of North America’s earliest settlement. Unfortunately it has awful accoustics and if you have any hearing issues it a problem.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Great facility with friendly, proud happy people to tell you about their history. For such a small place its a wonderful facility. Toured the Legacy center, the Church ( original pipe organ ) and the graveyard 1812 oldest stone. While walking the Graveyard the Church...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Cupids is the site of the first English settlement in Canada, some 50 miles from St John's. This centre is an excellent source of information and very well presented. The staff were most helpful. After the visit, we understood much more about the history of...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

The facility is well organized; the guides were well informed. The story is told in an interactive manner. We also visited the "dig" and I recommend including this in the visit. An extra treat was a book sale (and who can pass up a used...More

Thank Evelyn R
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Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Our used book sale is an annual event and a great fundraiser for us! I have passed along your kind compliments to our staff - they always appreciate hearing they are doing a great job! Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to let...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Visited the Centre and learned that this area was the first English speaking settlement in Canada. Who knew! The Centre presents several artifacts from early settlers to the area and a good overview of the history. Staff were very helpful. In addition to the Centre,...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Excellent presentation highlights the challenges of settling the Rock for the first colonists. The centre is well organized with a nearby archeological dig, worth the short walk.

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

We've always found the Canadians are very good at museums and this was no exception for a small town. We didn't have time to visit the actual dig site which is down the road and if you do, then you can get joint admission. On...More

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Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thank you so much for your great review - we do appreciate you taking the time to write and post it! Safe travels :)

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