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L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site

Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Viking Unesco World Heritage Site

The site takes on new meaning when you interact with the guides and listen to their presentations... read more

Reviewed yesterday

This was a well presented historical site. The guides were knowledgeable and the re-enactors... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Route 430, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 2X0, Canada
+1 709-458-2417
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Reviewed yesterday

The site takes on new meaning when you interact with the guides and listen to their presentations. The rangers are well-informed and encourage questions.There is a 2.4 Km hike over a boardwalk near the site that traverses bogs and barrens and coast line.

Thank SylRickTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a well presented historical site. The guides were knowledgeable and the re-enactors entertaining. Took a long walk around and climbed to a metal display.

Thank 892Greta73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend taking the guided tour with the Parks Canada staff. It make the site so much more interesting and the history come alive. I also recommend the evening program that is offered for and additional fee

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this experience. It was so interesting to see "Vikings" at work on their daily chores and how they probably lived back then, when they settled in Newfoundland for a few brief years. Parks Canada have recreated a Viking settlement adjacent to the actual archeological...More

Thank Winelovers1522
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely recommend doing the guided tour as would be difficult to appreciate the significance of what you are seeing without. We had a very knowledgeable guide who explained not only about the Viking encampment but what challenges Newfoundlanders living in the area currently face regarding...More

Thank CanadianSeniOr2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

Before walking across the boggy meadow to see the re-created Viking settlement close to the shoreline, have a look inside the Visitor’s Center at the excellent model of the Viking village. Visitors see the layout of the settlement, the appearance and grouping of dwellings, and...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was fun to visit and very informative. Strongly recommend the guided tour it makes things much clearer. The docents in period costume really bring the experience to life

Thank bankrbear
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour of this historical site and really enjoyed it. The ranger who lead our tour was a storyteller and gave an interesting talk as we walked through the area. This is where a Norse expedition landed 1,000 years ago. I learned that...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit and learn about viking settlement and how they lived. It gives a great idea of what life was in that day.

Thank Suzie018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this site. It is worth visiting just because it’s so well done both exhibit-wise indoors, the guided tour and the exterior re-creations. There is nothing that was done poorly here. We went and were so impressed with wha we experienced. The guided...More

Thank Deborah K
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17 August 2017|
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Response from rimshot66 | Reviewed this property |
Generally it is open from 9-5 but in the summer (June to September) it is open till 6 pm.
9 July 2017|
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Response from Victoria477 | Reviewed this property |
This year because of Canada 150... of Frederal National Parks are free.. They will even give you a pass, that is good for the rest of the year..for all the other Federal Parks in Canada..
8 October 2016|
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Response from lapinjano | Reviewed this property |
I did a motorcycle trip in May with my brother. We took two weeks to visit the West coast. We only stopped briefly at Gros Mornes. In September, we returned with a couple of friends to Newfoundland. This time, we rented a... More
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