Prime Berth - Twillingate Fishing & Heritage Centre


A must see spot in Newfoundland. Ranked #6 museum in Canada. Experience hundred year old fish stores, stages and flakes. Touch a 15 meter Sei whale skeleton. View life from under the sea with the live underwater camera. Learn how to split cod, smell the liver oil and feel the course baleen. A perfect stop for families and groups. Looking to get on the water? Go cod fishing, lobster pot hauling, whale watching or iceberg hunting with the creator of Prime Berth, Captain Dave.

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The best Newfoundland museum you will ever visit. Ranked in Top 10 museums in Canada on TripAdvisor, Winner of multiple awards such as the Cultural Tourism Award, Innovator of the Year Award, the Manning Award of Excellence,and the Sustainable Tourism Award .

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$5 entrance fee to site, self guided tours and cod splitting show on occasion Fishing, whale watching, and iceberg hunting guided tours available

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First Buildings on Twillingate Island , Twillingate
49.598, -54.702 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 884 2485
+1 (709) 884 5925
+1 (709) 884 5226


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