Ryan Premises National Historic Site, Bonavista

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  • This site is well maintained and is a great way to learn about the history of Bonavista. The history of the fishing moratorium and its impact on the community is well captured.  more »
  • We were taken to this attraction by our tour group. The Ryan Premises tells the story of the fishing and seal industry. The exhibits are broken up into four buildings plus Mr. Ryan's house, which is a...  more »
  • Learn all about the salt fish trade and the merchants who lived and worked in this area for centuries.  more »
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  • Lovely set of interesting buildings with displays. The house has one room of furnishings. The two museum buildings have excellent explanations and displays. Upstairs is an eclectic display if period items. Well done!
  • Seeing the house of how merchants lived could be of historical interest to some people, not I. Super well built house and great exhibit...though.
  • learned a lot about the proud fishing history at the site and the area. The museum includes a fascinating overview of that history, as well as changes in technology, the people, the culture and social life of the community.
  • Lots of puffins! We went at 7:30 am (optimum Time) no tourists and puffin activity is at its peak. Just make sure to bring a good camera.
  • Great history of the fishery and merchants in bonavista. A must see.

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