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Old merchant shop

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Sarah K
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Store keeper shared lots of history

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
c4pl
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Toronto, Canada
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Highway 230, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Breakfast was fresh, delicious and hearty. The freshly roasted coffee is terrific. Service is friendly and helpful.

Thank Dayna K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We stopped here to have lunch - seafood chowder and a sandwich - very generous portions - we could have shared one meal but it was so good we ate it all up! Great selection pf books for sale - I had to restrain myself...More

Thank CelticMiss
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the merchants back in the day. We recommend buying the season's pass for all the provincial historic sites. $15 for an adult and in our 8 day vacation we went to...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The original counters and ledger book, the shelves and restored floor. Best the accountants’ room which is classic Scrooge. The owner’s office ... a room with a top view. We enjoyed every stop on the Trinity historic building tour. Support their trust efforts by buying...More

1  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We loved to visit this old building. Souviners were great and a lot of history is captured in these premises.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all locations shared lots of information. Worth the money and the time to learn so much about this historic place.

1  Thank c4pl
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Mercantile Premises requires a ticket to enter. The ticket which combines entry with 4 other historical/reconstructed buildings sponsored by Trinity’s Historical Society - Lester Garland House, the Green Family Forge, the Historical Society Museum, and the Cooperage – for $20 is available at the Visitor’s...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was an interesting restored building here in Trinity but there really wasn't much here. It was worth a stop while walking around the town but good for only a minite or two.

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 4 July 2017

What can you tell, when you simply love a place? It shows so impressively on how simple life of the pioneers had been.

1  Thank peterp_knobel
Reviewed 5 September 2016

After all the advertising about the Trinity area as a historic site worth visiting to learn more about life back in the day, I was very disappointed. There are a few reconstructed buildings with reproduced items and with staff that aren't too sure about the...More

Thank Lorri W
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