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Very informative

The history of the peoples of this area over the centuries is quite interesting. The different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gene1963
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Walk those Limestone Barrens

Begin at the lighthouse and walk north along the trail to Philipp's Garden. You'll follow yellow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew B
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Point Riche Road | Off Viking Trail, Port au Choix, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4C0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of the peoples of this area over the centuries is quite interesting. The different civilizations and cultures are very well displayed and described. A must see site to learn some of our countries history.

Thank Gene1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Begin at the lighthouse and walk north along the trail to Philipp's Garden. You'll follow yellow and green painted rocks and soon come across short limestone bluffs overlooking the sea. Eons of tidal abrasion has sculpted those rocks into fascinating shapes: sometimes you think you...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the walk on to the barrens.... and the displays were good in the centre. I think as its end of season the staff were a bit distracted and less than enthusiastic.... but polite.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this visitor Center. It is very informative . There is a 15 minutes movie presentation about the rich history as well as many exhibits

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Stopped into this lovely historic site while on the way to St Anthony. The parks staff were great in the information centre and told us what was going on even in the fog. Caribou as told by the staff were grazing at the lighthouse and...More

Thank Judi M
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Saw film strip & guy talked about seals in the area plus had seal meat for us to try. Most of us thought it tasted like roast beef. They also have small museum with info.

Thank cookieladyangel
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Aside form the information about local hikes, flora and fauna, the exhibit at the Visitor's Center is something you would expect to find in one of the world's great museums (think London, Washington or Paris). The artefacts are well displayed and very revealing of the...More

Thank Chovinsky
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area and we spent an evening watching the sunset and seeing the caribou wandering around. It is easy to get to and easy to walk. Stay for the sunset by the lighthouse.

Thank fam27
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Gorgeous walk by the sea. You just follow the painted rocks, Didn't have time to do the whole trail and didn't see any special wildlife that morning but I can see that it would be a great place to spot seals or walrus sunning themselves...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a very interesting exhibit, and has knowledgeable staff. The information does need to be updated. The staff were able to explain why the terminology used for indigenous peoples in the exhibit has not been updated, but hopefully this will occur soon.

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Response from trainfan2000 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your kids. There is not a lot to do there. The archeological points are interesting if you are into that sort of thing but other than that it is pretty barren land. We saw several caribou while there so they might... More
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