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The start if something grand!

This restored home is just getting started and some rooms had few artifacts. However, the stage on... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
bhoppins
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Innisfail, Canada
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Fishing history

An excellent recreation of a local fishing shed and fishing artifacts from the past. Also an... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
GNorris1
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Edmonton, Canada
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143 Main Road, | Tilting, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This restored home is just getting started and some rooms had few artifacts. However, the stage on the pier and the store house made up for it. These were two very authentic buildings well worth the bisit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bhoppins
Reviewed 3 August 2018

An excellent recreation of a local fishing shed and fishing artifacts from the past. Also an enthusiastic and knowledgeable local high school student doing the site interpretation and providing some excellent information on the fishing history of Fogo Island

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GNorris1
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We happened on a group of tourists being led down to the fishing stage by Roy Dwyer, so we joined on. Roy was informative about the old life in Tilting Harbour and even spouted some poetry. We are not sure if we missed part of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank harry w
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely display of how a fisher family lived. The fishing stages were lovely with salt cod drying in salt preserves. The museum staff were very helpful and told us lots of stories about what life was like for the inhabitants of the Dwyer Premises. Would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Penny R
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a great little salt box house, the ceilings were quiet low but we were told by our tour guide that the gentleman who lived in the house was only a short man who occupied the house by himself,this was a great showing of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jspeddle1
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The house, stage and flakes have been well maintained. This is a quick visit to see it all. Learned a few new tidbits of info.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great touring this little traditional Newfoundland home. It must have been crampt quarters growing up with many families having 6 or more children. We also toured the fish stages in behind with Mr. Roy Dwyer and excellent host and poet. If you meet him, have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ahead12
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I only had a few minutes to look at the museum as we were at the end of a long day, but, this place is definitely worthy of a visit while on Fogo. Well set up, knowledgeable guides and unique exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SchumacherJack
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