Colony of Avalon Foundation


Experience real history in real time. Widely recognized as the best preserved early English colonial site in North America. Today, on-going work at the Colony is changing the way we understand that past. Regular admission includes access to an active archaeological dig, conservation lab, visitor centre, 17th century kitchen and gardens, guided tour, and gift shop. Get hands on with history with our Archaeologist for a Day and Great Colonial Cook Off programs.

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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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