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Cupids Legacy Centre

368 Seaforest Drive, Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-528-1610
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Exceptional Museum and Archeological Site

A modern museum with superb exhibits and an ongoing archeological dig at the site of the first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rickwilson99
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Ottawa, Canada
No idea

We checked web site and it stated building was open today.. Drove up from Ste. Johns only to find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuhnuk
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Huntsville
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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368 Seaforest Drive, Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A modern museum with superb exhibits and an ongoing archeological dig at the site of the first continuous English settlement in Canada. The interpreters at both the museum and the dig site were exceptionally well informed and enthusiastic about their work. We also spoke briefly...More

Thank rickwilson99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We checked web site and it stated building was open today.. Drove up from Ste. Johns only to find centre closed...very poor way to run a tourist location. On the bright side-it was a nice sunny day and spotted an iceberg.

Thank Kuhnuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the Legacy Centre and Cupids Cove Plantation (and archaeological dig) next door to learn all about the first colony on Newfoundland. The shop has some nice local crafts and the food served at the restaurant on the second floor was excellent. Fish cakes, delicious...More

Thank Alison M
Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit!! If I may though, your meal was catered by Skipper Ben's - a local B&B - we don't have a walk in restaurant as such. Thanks again!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was told they open for the season June 6. The archaeological dig 'Cupid Plantations', however was open and we'll worth a stop.More

Thank Dave_AdelOZ
Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry we missed you - but so glad you were able to visit Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic site - it really is a fantastic tour and they do open approximately 2 weeks before we do. Our season run from the first Monday of June...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

We knew very little of the history that we took in at this unique and well set up museum. If we didn't understand something, there was always someone around to ask questions. We felt that it was more than well worth the visit. Jessica was...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

relaxed atmosphere. Take as little or as long as you want to learn Cupids history of how they are the first British colony. In 1610 John Guy founded it. Now there is a gift shop and you can get an escort or walk through museum...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very interesting facts and evidence of Canada long before it was Canada. We are not taught about the small towns and the people that forged a new life here. The visit was part of our tour package, so price was not an issue. We were...More

Thank Richard F
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Thanks so much!

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful building. But even though there was only 25 minutes left before closing we were charged the full price of $14.50 for the visit. We did not have time to see the videos, and were rushed through the museum.More

Thank Travel-lady055
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Thanks so much for your comments! Our guides are trained to explain to if visitors if they arrive after 4 - 4:15 about the time constraints; some chose not to go through - others do. From what you have written, it appears you were aware...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

This place deserves to become a success story if for no other reason than it having been developed in and by a community of 700 persons. The Museum is attractive, displays are well laid out and the two staff we met both cheerful and knowledgeable....More

1  Thank Logan H
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for your kind words!

Reviewed 28 August 2016

visited here Aug 25 2016,first time ever, not wort the $9.00 charge to walk through. save your money and time. also noted some information provided appears to be incorrect.it states Cupids was first English settlement in Canada, well Newfoundland was not a province of Canada...More

1  Thank George C
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you!

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