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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
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
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.
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