Prime Berth Fishing Museum, Twillingate

(4.5/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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. See Prime Berth Fishing Museum and all Twillingate has to offer by arranging your trip with our Twillingate vacation trip planner.
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  • I didn't know where to start, there was just so much there to see. If you go, make sure you get the orientation because you learn a lot and it's very entertaining and funny. There is so much stuff lin...  more »
  • All exhibits have been created by the owner with his own funds! Whale skeleton, music, gift shop, tours at VERY reasonable rates. Also boat tours for crab, lobster, cod fishing and whale and iceberg w...  more »
  • So much to see at this quirky place! Great story telling, singing with the ugly stick, and many interesting items to see. Highly recommend stopping here.  more »
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  • We ummed and arrred about doing this self guided tour of the museum. However, I'm so glad we did it. It was only $5.00 and it really is quite fascinating. We expected to be through it in about 20 mins as we had a long drive ahead but we ended up spending 45 mins there. Well worth the money!
  • Probably my best experience in NL!
  • Lots of stuff for the kids and the underwater camera is fun
  • Amazing icebergļ¼