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L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site

Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Archeology brought to life

The combination of the guided tour with the guide's expert commentary, and the reconstructed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Doug J
Brampton, Canada
East meets West

Visit here to experience when mankind finally came 'full circle' on the earth. Beautiful area with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cathy M
Kitchener, Canada
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Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The combination of the guided tour with the guide's expert commentary, and the reconstructed buildings with their authentically-clad, working inhabitants, gives visitors a look back at life as it may have been in the age of the Vikings. Well presented. No admission fee.

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visit here to experience when mankind finally came 'full circle' on the earth. Beautiful area with good tour guides and reenactment of life in 1,000 AD. Hike the trails for unforgettable views. Maybe you will see Labrador on a clear day.

1  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the premier stop in northern Newfoundland and a must-see for anybody who is even remotely interested in history and/or Norse culture. The museum guides are great and very informative as they take you around the site. Don't walk on your own, you'll miss...More

Thank Cubatan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Everyone is interested in Vikings and this is the place to visit. Children and adults alike will learn the history of this land. Amazing,educational and informative.

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excillerating experience. We were in L'Anse aux Meadows for five days and were able to visit the historic site on two occasions. Each visit expanded our appreciation of the areas beauty and history. We revelled in learning details of the local and...More

Thank Kimberly1403
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen this in the Newfoundland Tourism TV adds and was a must see for me on our trip. I am glad we stopped in I learned some of Canada's history and seeing it first hand was cool.

Thank Keith592016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of the commonwealth anniversary, all parks are free this year. They have an introductory film and a guided walk. We missed the walk so did it ourselves. There are six recreated buildings that you can visit, each a little different. The actors can tell...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The story of the first europeans to arrive in North America told by displays and archeological diggings. This is where eastern peoples from Africa who turned right, meet for the first time the western peoples from Africa but turned left, completing the global circle migration....More

Thank im44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an exceptional visit to L'Anse Aux Meadows! Took the 1 hour guided tour of the archeological site with Clayton as our guide, engaged in conversation with the actors in period costumes in the reconstructed village and discovered how the Vikings lived in their...More

Thank LivingSkiesGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been wanting to visit this historic place since I had first heard about it. We went for Canada's 150th Birthday and it did not disappoint. Well worth the drive.

1  Thank Bigrigging
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9 July 2017|
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Response from Victoria477 | Reviewed this property |
This year because of Canada 150... of Frederal National Parks are free.. They will even give you a pass, that is good for the rest of the year..for all the other Federal Parks in Canada..
8 October 2016|
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Response from lapinjano | Reviewed this property |
I did a motorcycle trip in May with my brother. We took two weeks to visit the West coast. We only stopped briefly at Gros Mornes. In September, we returned with a couple of friends to Newfoundland. This time, we rented a... More
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Response from johnnylough | Reviewed this property |
I think the tour was about 45 min after we had watched the movie inside and looked around inside. It was a guided tour and I'm not sure how often they go. We felt it was more educational with guide. You could still walk it... More