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Old merchant shop

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Edmonton, Canada
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Store keeper shared lots of history

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Toronto, Canada
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“ledger”(3 reviews)
Highway 230, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-464-2064
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This was the only place in Newfoundland that we encountered someone working who wasn't exceptionally friendly. Don't know if she was having an off day or what, but she didn't make us want to hang around.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Amy G
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Breakfast was fresh, delicious and hearty. The freshly roasted coffee is terrific. Service is friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

We stopped here to have lunch - seafood chowder and a sandwich - very generous portions - we could have shared one meal but it was so good we ate it all up! Great selection pf books for sale - I had to restrain myself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the merchants back in the day. We recommend buying the season's pass for all the provincial historic sites. $15 for an adult and in our 8 day vacation we went to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SarahKraus
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The original counters and ledger book, the shelves and restored floor. Best the accountants’ room which is classic Scrooge. The owner’s office ... a room with a top view. We enjoyed every stop on the Trinity historic building tour. Support their trust efforts by buying...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We loved to visit this old building. Souviners were great and a lot of history is captured in these premises.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill L
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all locations shared lots of information. Worth the money and the time to learn so much about this historic place.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank c4pl
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Mercantile Premises requires a ticket to enter. The ticket which combines entry with 4 other historical/reconstructed buildings sponsored by Trinity’s Historical Society - Lester Garland House, the Green Family Forge, the Historical Society Museum, and the Cooperage – for $20 is available at the Visitor’s...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed August 13, 2017

This was an interesting restored building here in Trinity but there really wasn't much here. It was worth a stop while walking around the town but good for only a minite or two.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed July 4, 2017

What can you tell, when you simply love a place? It shows so impressively on how simple life of the pioneers had been.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank peterp_knobel
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