Fogo Island Marine Interpretation Centre

Seldom, Fogo Island

The Marine Interpretation Centre is a restored Fisherman's Union Trading Company store. In 1913, a branch store was opened in Seldom and is now a museum. Visitors can stroll through the retail store, fish store and the cod liver oil factory, as well as view a display of the Funk Islands diverse bird colony. The site includes displays and presentations of 'The Fogo Process': Fogo Island's development plan to avoid re-settlement. This led to the creation of the Fogo Island Co-operative Society.

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The Marine Interpretation Centre offers docking for yachts and other leisure boats, as well as free wi-fi, a marine touch tank, by-the-sea picnic area, local craft store, and laundry and public shower facilities (small fee), Visitors are also encouraged to make a marine craft at our new craft table; check current schedule for instruction times, Marina also has electrical hook-up and fresh water line (included in docking fee).

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Docking fee; small charge for public shower and laundry facilities. Museum donations accepted.

Contact Information

77-79 Harbour Drive , Seldom
49.6166, -54.1824 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 627 3570
+1 (709) 266 1320
+1 (709) 266 1323


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