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Cupids Legacy Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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This is a very interesting interpretation centre showcasing the first English settlement in Canada... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Michaelonthecoast
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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
Cupids Legacy Center

Visited here this morning and it was fascinating. Anyone interested in Canadian history would love... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
dursley30
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Waterville, Canada
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The Cupids Legacy Centre was built in 2010 to commemorate the 400th Anniversar of the establishment of the first English settlement in Canada in Cupids. It houses a museum with a state-of-the-art exhibit, which illiminates the rich historical and...more
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368 Seaforest Drive, Cupids, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

This is a very interesting interpretation centre showcasing the first English settlement in Canada in 1610. Lots of history here and a collection of artifacts and also items found in archeological dig nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michaelonthecoast
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

We definitely have history! Really glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here this morning and it was fascinating. Anyone interested in Canadian history would love this. After we went over to the archeological site where Tish, one of the diggers gave us a wonderful and very informative tour. The amount of artifacts that have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dursley30
Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit! I have spoken to Tish and passed along your compliment! Thanks for taking the time to review us - we appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

took a day trip here from Newfoundland and it was well worth it. We went to the Plantation Archaeology site first, and the tour guide was incredible. I have a background in history and archeaology and she was extremely informative and answered all my questions....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily M
Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Wow! Thank you so much! We strive and pride ourselves on providing our history in the most accurate and informative manner as possible.

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Had guided tour through small museum which a person could easily do on their own. I didn’t walk down to the Cove Plantation site which was down the street.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Stopped off en route and well worth it. Massive building which enables well laid out and presented resources and artefacts on the history and development of the area. DVD presentations started our tour round to which helpful interpreters added facts and interesting information. Very relaxed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for you kind words! I have passed along your review to our staff and we appreciate you taking the time to write such a glowing review!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

While in St. John's we decided to drive up to Cupids to look around, there is a beautiful little inlet and harbor that has some fantastic views. The Legacy centre has a great display about the first English settlers to arrive in Canada, very informative...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

So glad you stopped by!

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop at the Cupids Legacy Centre while we were over that way ...it was very informative about Newfoundland history in Cupids and John Guy ..it had very interesting displays ...we thoroughly enjoyed it all ...the rooftop has a fairy garden which added...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

My husband and I are new to Newfoundland and decided to spend a day driving from St. John's to Bonavista, stopping along the way at any historical sites. Cupids was the highlight of our day! The staff at the centre and the plantation site were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Claudine G, Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks so much! I will take a look / listen to see what has changed and make any adjustments necessary! Enjoy your travels - and welcome to Newfoundland!

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Didn't visit the centre. Went to the Archaeology site and it was excellent! Tish took us around the site and was a wealth of knowledge. We learned so much!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Craig R
Claudine G, General Manager at Cupids Legacy Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thanks! We think so too!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This place is very interesting and presents the history of some of North America’s earliest settlement. Unfortunately it has awful accoustics and if you have any hearing issues it a problem.

Date of experience: June 2018
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