Cooperage

Trinity
 

Learn about the work of a Cooper and the extensive business that was carried out on the Lester-Garland property as they practiced their trade in barrel making for the shipping and receiving of goods and supplies. Watch a demonstration take place through our interactive living history program and take a step back in time as part of your Trinity Experience.Gift shop on-site to purchase some of the handcrafted products like buckets, piggins, spoons and a variety of wooden toys(cars, trucks, whales)

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Demonstration in wood working; purchase hand crafted wooden products like door stops, spatulas, fisherman's lunch buckets, wooden toys and much more

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An admission fee is charged for the historic sites in Trinity. Please contact us for more information.

Contact Information

West Street , Trinity
48.3707, -53.3597 (Download GPX)
May 30 - Sep 30
+1 (709) 464 3599
+1 (709) 464 3599

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Special Offers from this Operator

Starting at $40 Per Person
Woodworking at the Cooperage - A Children's Craft Experience
Learn the art of creating from wood! Working with our skilled and knowledgeable Cooper, this experience provides children an opportunity to learn how to use traditional hand tools to build a craft of their choice (car, truck or whale). Practice hands-on skills while learning the heritage of the carpentry trades applied in NL. This 2-hour workshop will also include a safety talk about working with tools. Safety goggles are provided. Children will take home their own craft creation. Ages 7+
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Trinity Historical Society - The Cooperage

Starting at $35 Per Person
En plein air Shibori and Natural Dyes
Jump into the exciting world of natural colour and layering of pattern on cloth with Susan Furneaux. Susan is an award winning artist who works with natural dye, hand embroidery and found objects to tell stories in cloth and thread. She is eager to share her passion and knowledge. Working with Susan, you will create a one-of-a-kind piece of silk cloth using simple stitching and local plants.
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Trinity Historical Society

Starting at $130 Per Person
The Merchant Tour - A Craft & Tourism Experience
This exclusive tour experience includes key historic sites that tell the story of the East Coast Fishery. And because craft enhances our story, the tour includes visits to studios where you will meet local craft producers & artisans. Find out what inspires them to create while you shop for quality, hand-crafted products or that special one-of-a-kind creation. From the Merchant's Plantation in Trinity to Bonavista, your guide is well versed in culture and craft. *Wednesdays & Sundays Only.

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Trinity Historical Society

* 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.