Colony of Avalon Archaeological Site


Step back in time at the Colony of Avalon, settled in 1621 by Lord Baltimore. Admission includes archaeological dig site, Interpretation Centre, 17th-century gardens and Kitchen, conservation lab and award-winning gift shop. Experience Archaeologist for a Day hands-on packages. Nearby attractions and services include Lighthouse Picnics, Tetley Tea Room, dinner theatre, historic Ferryland, East Coast Trail, whale and bird tours, and sea kayaking. An unforgettable experience.

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Active archaeological dig of Lord Baltimore’s Colony of Avalon dating to 1621, Interpretation Centre featuring a selection of the over 2 million artifacts found to date, guided tours, heritage gardens including Gentleman’s, Herb and Vegetable, 17th-century reproduction Kitchen featuring costumed interpreters, fully-equipped conservation laboratory, award-winning on-site gift shop featuring NL artisans and artifact reproductions. Archaeologist for a Day packages and group tours available.

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Adults $11.30, senior $10, student $9.13, school tours $4.79 per person, family $28.26. Pricing does not include HST. 10% discount for groups of 10.

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The Pool Road , Ferryland
47.0228, -52.879 (Download GPX)
Jun - Sep
+1 (877) 326 5669
+1 (709) 432 3200
+1 (709) 432 3207
+1 (709) 432 2842


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