Prime Berth Fishing Museum, Twillingate

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A welcoming, quirky sight as your cross the causeway into the historic Twillingate Islands, Prime Berth Fishing Museum was set up to honor the founders' fishing forefathers, and provide a one of a kind authentic experience for visitors in this enchanting corner of Newfoundland. A labor of love for David Boyd and his wife, the fishery and heritage center unearth a wealth of fishing and maritime history across seven rustic buildings, including a unique craft studio and the only fully constructed sei whale skeleton in Canada. For the full Newfoundland experience, take to the open sea with the founder himself, and enjoy a hands on tour of the local area, see spectacular icebergs and try your hand at reeling in your very own catch of the day. Make Prime Berth Fishing Museum a centerpiece of your Twillingate vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Twillingate trip itinerary planner.
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  • Wow! On the recommendation of our Captain's Legacy B&B hosts, we took a small boat tour with Dave Boyd of Prime Berth, out to see an iceberg! He and his wife suited us up in warm clothes before going ...  more »
  • We arrived a day late(Sept. 30) to Prime Berth Fishing Centre! Prime Berth was closed for the season......we were soooo disappointed as we heard from friends how wonderful it was. I explained our situ...  more »
  • If you are in the area, you must stop at Prime Berth! So much to see and hear! The owner, Dave is a storyteller and was fantastic showing us the stages of cleaning cod. He has collected a myriad of in...  more »
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  • Awesome place to visit. Dave and wife Christine are wonderful people.
  • Interesting information. Lots of memorabilia and fishing history.
  • I would suggest getting a boat tour with Capt Dave, it is very much worth it.
  • Fantastic experience.learned lots and lots about nfld.highly recommend.
  • Informative made by some who passionate about fishing history
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