Botwood Heritage Park, Museum and Archive
A former WWII anti-submarine base, Botwood Heritage Park, Museums/Achives provide a peek back in time. Flying Boat Museum has displays of early aviation 1919-1945, great flying boats of PanAm and BOAC. Heritage Centre Museum contains shipping/railway era of Abitibi, cottage hospital, early European explorers of the Exploits Valley, tools of ship building, dynamic European and Beothuk displays, antique snowmobile display and gift shop. A vast array of photos/information dating back to the 1800's.
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Marinas, hiking and walking trails, monuments, plaques, P.B.Y. Catalina, lookout/viewing point, dumping station, washrooms, gift shop, guided tours.
Air Base Place , Botwood49.1519, -55.3409 (Download GPX )Jun 17 - Sep 30+1 (709) 257 4612
+1 (709) 257 2839+1 (709) 257 3330$5 family, $2 individual
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