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Prime Berth Fishing Museum

Main Tickle Causeway, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
+1 709-884-2485
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"Quirky"

An interesting visit. Walk around and you might see things that your grandparents used and many... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Dorothy W
Lots of interesting items

Fascinating look at how the fishermen survived in the past. Good gift shop attached and books on... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
eej1212
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Prime Berth Twillingate Fishery & Heritage Centre is a private interpretive fishing center and craft studio created by David Boyd as a tribute to his fisher forefathers.In honour of this tradition, and as a tribute to proud people so dear to his heart, David decided to call his heritage centre - "Prime Berth"- meaning literally -"the best spot!"
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Main Tickle Causeway, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

An interesting visit. Walk around and you might see things that your grandparents used and many things that you won't recognize.

Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Fascinating look at how the fishermen survived in the past. Good gift shop attached and books on local lore.

Thank eej1212
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Were so lucky to meet two fishermen and hear so much about the differences in the past and now.The museum is a true trip into the past and very interesting.My husband and i both enjoyed it very much and were glad we stopped!

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Quite an interesting place to visit. To see how the story of the whale, and how they floated Grandpa's store to it's present site are both interesting. There are many antiques, some great fishing stories and a nice little gift shop. Well worth a stop...More

Thank Ijaxson
captdave2015, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Always nice to know that all your hard work is being appreciated. Thanks so much! Be sure next time to take a boat tour with me , as we try and make that the very best part of your Nl vacation. Fun and safety is...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped to visit the shop & museum on a very chilly and windy day. The shop has some worthwhile things but the real interesting part is outside where you can visit the fishing stage, blacksmith shop, whale skeleton, etc. Capt Dave had just towed...More

Thank echoisland
David B, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thanks for your kind words. The Sei whale- a juvenile- was actually 30 feet in length. Again, thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Dave is a wonderful man and you cannot help but admire his dedication and hard work. This museum is a work of art. Artifacts are well displayed and interesting. They also have a lovely array of gifts and souvenirs. A must see place!!!More

Thank Suzanne D
captdave2015, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

First time I have been called a " wonderful Man" but I'll accept that title! LOL Thanks for the visit and kind words. Next time take a boat ride with me - you would really enjoy our personalized tours with two new 90 HP motors...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

A very informative museum with lot to see..building is decorated as a boat..inside craft items to buy..

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Bill was our guide and he even performed a song with his guitar and an 'ugly' stick! Fascinating look at Newfoundland fishing industry with lots of artifacts. Whale skeleton is really interesting.

Thank BobandCarol908
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went fishing with Dave Boyd as a family group of 5. There were 3 other people in the group as well. Dave took us to some of his favourite fishing areas (within reason - it was a windy day and there was a big...More

Thank cellarpat
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Not much to look at from the outside but the museum and gift shop are worth a visit.They offer Boat tours and the place is popular for Bus tours to stop atMore

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David B, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Hi Woodeye 66, Thanks for taking the time to stop at Prime Berth. I agree in relation to the Trump Tower, our place may not be much to look at- so are you saying that 100 year old fishing stages- fish store, flakes and all...More

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goaliemother
1 February 2015|
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Response from captdave2015 | Property representative |
No problem. Call me at 5:30 my time. Dave
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goaliemother
31 January 2015|
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Response from captdave2015 | Property representative |
Hi again. Thanks for replying.This will not allow me to put in my email or website address. Give me a call at 709-884-2485 ( 7493 cell.)
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goaliemother
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Response from captdave2015 | Property representative |
Roz email me or call 7098842485 ( cell 7493 ) and I will help you plan your trip. Dave
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