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Interesting slice of history!

Stopped in and had a very interesting tour conducted by Aaron! He was knowedgeable and answered our... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
J K
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Beautiful, with lots of local history

We appreciated the tour of the premises. Very knowledgable staff who showed us both the lifestyle... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
cme560
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10 Aug 2018
“Interesting slice of history!”
4 Nov 2017
“Beautiful, with lots of local history”
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48 Orcan Drive, Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in and had a very interesting tour conducted by Aaron! He was knowedgeable and answered our many questions very ably! Some excellent artifacts well presented.

1  Thank J K
Reviewed November 4, 2017

We appreciated the tour of the premises. Very knowledgable staff who showed us both the lifestyle of the former residents of the home, and the previous occupation of different nations in Placentia.

1  Thank cme560
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Out walking one afternoon we just stumbled on this museum near our B&B. It is well worth making a special effort to get here.

2  Thank harry w
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We are amazed that TripAdvisor has so few reviews of this truly interesting and well-done museum about key themes of Newfoundland history. We stopped here while driving from Cape St. Mary's to Trinity on a rainy day and, quite frankly we thought we might just...More

1  Thank scottandelaine
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We were the only visitors at the time so we got a very comprehensive guided tour. We learned a great deal about the area.

1  Thank Dave F
Reviewed August 9, 2017

A small but very interesting museum. A local treasure that has encapsulated the history of the town seen through the eyes of one family. We were shown around the house and found out information not only about Placentia but how it had had an impact...More

Thank Megan T
Reviewed June 2, 2017

It shows us royal relics, period artifacts, and exhibits. A House Divided (the resettlement of inner Placentia Bay) plus Basque headstone and copy of oldest original civil document from Canada. There are guided Museum Tours.

1  Thank Irene R
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This small museum explains the role the O'Reilly Family played in Placentia History. Many of the items in the house are from the original family, but many items are representative pieces from the era. As a descendent of the O'Reillys, I enjoyed seeing the mention...More

1  Thank Maureen V
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