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Durrell Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Local marine and military history here.

We spent the better part of a morning here. Aside from local artifacts about their fishery and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Halifax, Canada
Nice museum

This small museum has some very interesting items from the turn of the century and is a good place... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Melissa H
Madison, Wisconsin
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Built in 1910 as the Training Barracks and Armoury for a prestigious paramilitary organization in Durrell known as the Arm Lads Brigade. The museum is perched on the top of a hill overlooking the picturesque town of Durrell. It provides a panoramic...more
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17 Museum Rd., Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 1Y0, Canada
+1 709-884-2780
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We spent the better part of a morning here. Aside from local artifacts about their fishery and other things, and a craft shop, they also have a lot of reading material, binders of information/scrapbook items donated by local families. It was very interesting. The one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Learn about the real life history of the area. Very interesting. Friendly staff. Minimal fee to cover costs. Lots of authentic donated items from locals.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We loved this little gem of a museum. The woman working there was very knowledgeable. It only takes half an hour or so to see all the exhibits and the view from there is incredible

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Darling museum chock full of artifacts and papers. It's really interesting, if you find history to be interesting, and who doesn't? Gorgeous 360 degree views like most everywhere in Twillingate.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joanfedora
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This small museum has some very interesting items from the turn of the century and is a good place to spend an hour, especially if it is raining. It also has a small gift shop selling locally produced items. Nice view of the city/bay from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 August 2018

After hiking at French Beach we stopped in here. $3 for adults. We were able to view the exhibits, use the washroom and refill our water bottles. Picnic tables at the top of the hill where the museum is located. A grocery store is at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jlondon7
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This was surprisingly a nice little museum. I think we paid $5.00per person. Lots of neat history about the area and they even have a polar bear.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I went there to see the polar bear display. Ended up purchasing a handmade quilt. Staff were very helpful in helping me pack it for shipping. Worth the time to view this museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sea2see2018
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very small and simple presentation but interesting to see. Nice people. Large building but not a place that takes more than a few minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank altun13
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you are interested in learning about Auk's this is a great place to visit. And there is so much more to learn about the area here too. Check out the beautiful vistas from the parking lot ...a good spot to take photos!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Donna R
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