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Address: Route 410 | Baie Verte Peninsula, Fleur De Lys, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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My Lovely Home!

I may be a little biased as this is my hometown, I have worked in this museum and walked those beautiful trails hundreds of times! For a glimpse into the past, this is a must see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Barrett56
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may be a little biased as this is my hometown, I have worked in this museum and walked those beautiful trails hundreds of times! For a glimpse into the past, this is a must see. Friendly staff answer your question as they guide you through the processes the Dorset used 1600 years ago!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

The museum next, to the archeological site of the rock quarry itself, was very informative, and told the story of this ancient site very well. We had the trail through the quarry, part of a longer trail system if you have time and energy, all to ourselves on the day we were there. If you closed your eyes, you could... More 

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Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is an incredible archeological site that provides a glimpse into hunter-gatherers migration through the area. The hiking trails are well marked and maintained and the views are spectacular.

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Geel, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Nice piece of history. You can see the remains of the carvings, the outline of the stones, one next to the other. Findings and displays available in the museum.

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Windsor,Ontario,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

This is a remarkable archeological site because it offers overwhelming evidence of early aboriginal cultures dating, perhaps, as far back as 7,000 years, The Dorset Palaeo- culture used this location to harvest soapstone from which various utility vessels an implements were carved. The Museum explains the importance of the site and the adjoining trail offers opportunity to visit the actual... More 

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St. John's, NL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

We visited this about 2 years ago and were awestruck by the work of these bowls. The museum staff were very helpful and we also took a trail that took us all around the quarry.

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La Scie, NL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

The antiquity of the place - the evidence of people here long ago - all so breath taking. They were very patient to carve their stone bowls from the rock walls!

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