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Grenfell Historic Properties

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Address: 4 Maraval Road, St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4S0, Canada
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+1 709-454-4010
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Grenfell Historic Properties operates the Grenfell Interpretation Centre,...

Grenfell Historic Properties operates the Grenfell Interpretation Centre, Grenfell Handicrafts, Lady Anne's Tea Room,The Grenfell House Museum, The Grenfell Dock and Tea House Hill. The Interpretation houses the gift shop, the tea room and an exhibit portraying the life of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell.

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Amust if you are visiting Newfoundland

This is an excellent display of the life and work Grenfell in the Newfoundland and Labrador area. The museum is well curated and there is a lot of information about his work. The... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
trainfan2000
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Hamilton, Canada

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is an excellent display of the life and work Grenfell in the Newfoundland and Labrador area. The museum is well curated and there is a lot of information about his work. The buildings are beautifully preserved and well maintained. There is a gift shop downstairs that offers some unique products - well worth the visit. If you are in... More 

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New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited the museum and other buildings without knowing anything about Sir Wilfred Grenfell. It was a real eye-opener to see what he achieved in Newfoundland and why he is held in such high regard. The extensive displays in the museum were well presented and the house well worth a visit. We also enjoyed seeing the Jordi Bonet murals in... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

This centre shows a short film to put you in the picture. You then walk through the various exhibits learning about the amazing doctor and missionary, Dr. Grenfell. A small gift shop has well-sourced items for sale and is worth a visit, too. Very well done.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I have to admit I had never heard of Grenfell or his medical missionary work before I visited St. Anthony on a bus tour, but I found the museum full of fascinating insights not only of the development of modern medical care in the remote reaches of Newfoundland and Labrador, but all aspects of life in this remote area. If... More 

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Hod Hasharon
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wilfred Grenfell was an amazing person. He achieved in one lifetime what it takes a few other persons to achieve together........ The Grenfell Historic Properties provide an insight to this truly great Englishman and what he did for the early settlers in this part of the world - Both Newfoundland and Labrador. It wouldn't be fair to even start to... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lots of history here. craft shop and tea room. Very informative staff. A definite place to visit.Good short film

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Abbotsford, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, this family were thinking out of there box at the time. I am very thankful of the Dr. and family for what they organized and did.

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Conception Bay South, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Loved seeing into the past and reading all of the cards and letters that were displayed throughout the house. House is very well maintained and clean.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

This house is much as it would have been during the Grenfells' lives, and tells you a great deal about their values and lifestyle. I found Dr. Grenfell's study most interesting. To think how many books were written there! Was unable to take time to do the walk, but it looked well worth the effort. The grounds are very attractive.

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The main centre, showing the life of Dr. Grenfell in Newfoundland is quite informative regarding the medical conditions in Labrador and Northern Nl in the late 1800's & early 1900's.

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