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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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Kids loved the old tools and the whale skeleton

We travelled with 5 young children and they enjoyed the stages and the different tools . Very... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
KimmcR
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Caledon, Canada
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Pleasant Surprise!!

Great value! We were not expecting much while driving by, but we are glad we stopped!! Supper... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Dr M
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Montreal, Canada
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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!"
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Main Tickle Causeway, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 4M0, Canada
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We travelled with 5 young children and they enjoyed the stages and the different tools . Very educational for them to learn about their roots. Great Museum

Thank KimmcR
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great value! We were not expecting much while driving by, but we are glad we stopped!! Supper interesting "artifacts". Be sure to watch the video/song of moving the fishing stage. Also read about how the got the Sei Whale there - really cool! Our kids...More

Thank Dr M
Reviewed 17 August 2016

They have a lot of old artifacts from the heydays of the cod fishing in the small outports of Nfld. Wait to get an explanation from one of the old guys around the place to enrich the experience. But most of all get Capn Dave...More

Thank Walter W
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Take your family here and don't pass go until you do. This is a must see when visiting Twillingate. The gentleman working there was super friendly and shared lots of info and jokes with the kids. The whale is incredible and the stages are very...More

Thank swim04
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Packed full of surprises, this charming collection of fishing artifacts, Newfoundland fishing history and personal memories of the founder's family connection to both was well worth the visit.

Thank SMMPLS
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Thanks Captain Dave for a great day on the water. He was very accommodating with our group of 8 as she specializes in small groups which suited our needs. He took the time to get to know each of us answering questions and telling us...More

Thank rosalindlime
Reviewed 3 August 2016

this is such a nice little museum with all the things from a past thats still a live in Newfoundland. there is a whale skeleton and a little shop and lots of info about the fishery

Thank nelleke63
David B, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thanks for your review. We say, " Where the past is always Present! " Dave

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Prime Berth was so much fun and the knowledge you take away with you from the things you learn from Dave and Bill are amazing. It’s great to see someone with such a passion preserving the old fishing buildings and stories of the past. There...More

Thank BringComfyShoes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The museum itself is very interesting and informative. Laid out within the main building and sheds along the wharf. Had a great time meeting a local family and kids enjoyed themselves together :) Also had the chance to see a fishing group come in and...More

1  Thank hockeygirlz73
David B, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you very much. This is what we strive for- satisfied customers- but there is always one or two, who, instead of letting us know exactly their bucket list for the day, choose to write less than flattering reports. This is unfortunate because we bend...More

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. No whales but it didn't matter. We loved our excursion. Hands on and full of local colours. Caught cod, chatted with fisherman, fed an eagle, watched osprey guard their homestead, saw the sights and enjoyed ourselves.

Thank CanuckKarst
David B, Owner at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thanks! It is gratifying to know that the vast majority of visitors appreciate our efforts in trying to make their visit a memorable one. Dave

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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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