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Giant Squid Interpretation Centre

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Address: Glover's Harbour Road, Newfoundland and Labrador A0H 1Z0, Canada
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+1 709-483-2325

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Intriguing & educational & amazing to imagine that this actually impacted the local fisherman & the community in

People in this little community of about 70 people were so friendly & informative! They made our day!

Reviewed November 12, 2016
Point Leamington, Canada
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Point Leamington, Canada
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

People in this little community of about 70 people were so friendly & informative! They made our day!

Thank cindyp909
Dundas, Canada
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Who would believe that such a creature existed and washed up on a beach in Newfoundland well over a century ago. The replica was interesting and the photo displays at the interpretation centre were well done.

Thank GoldenDiner
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

The centre was closed for the season in early September but we were able to see the 'statue' on the grounds. Interesting to see if you are in the area. Would like to have visited the centre.

Thank David G
Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Interesting in the winter too!! A life sized replica of the world's largest giant squid that was found near Glover's Harbour in 1878. Local fishing vessels hauled this monster into the shores of Glover's harbour where it has been famous ever since.

2 Thank Anita R
Ellijay, Georgia
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Glover's Harbour was an exciting yet peaceful part of Newfoundland. It is truly amazing to stand next to the giant squid and picture in your mind what the sailors must have thought when a creature like this came towards their ship. The people of Glover's Harbour are always more than welcome to share their history and stories about their wonderful... More 

4 Thank Robert G
Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2013

A great story. Interesting artifacts. A one of a kind picture opportunity. Great setting. We had a fun time.

2 Thank Anne C
Georgetown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2013

The Museum has a picture perfect location along the steep sided , sheltered bay, south of Leading Tickles. Glover's Harbour is a quite peaceful community of 74, near Point Leamington, that has an amazing claim to fame. The monster the town is famous for, was celebrated in 2011 on a Canada Postage Stamp , by a huge life size statue... More 

2 Thank Tony G

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