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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Special Offers from this Operator
In this full-day program, participants work alongside archaeologists and conservators to reveal the lives of Ferryland’s early settlers. The day includes: guided tour of the site, orientation to techniques, hands-on archaeology and conservation activities, lunch and a Colony of Avalon membership.
No experience required. Spaces for this unforgettable experience are limited.
* Offers are subject to availability. Taxes are extra. You may have to pre-book and/or mention
the promotion at the time of booking. Please check with the operator for more details.