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The Home Life of Dr Grenfell

The Grenfell House Museum is across the road from the Grenfell Interpretation Centre and you can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cliff J
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Grenfell House Museum

Such an interesting museum which clearly explains the work done by Grenfell, his connections to the... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
bkmccann75
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Collingwood, Canada
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Grenfell House is the restored residence of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. It is part of the Grenfell Historic Properties which also include The Grenfell Interpretation Centre, Grenfell Handicrafts, Tea House HIll & walking trail, the Dock House...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grenfell House Museum is across the road from the Grenfell Interpretation Centre and you can buy a combined ticket for both sites. This is where Dr Grenfell (later Sir Grenfell) and his wife Lady Anne lived; they also designed the house together. It gives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cliff J
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Such an interesting museum which clearly explains the work done by Grenfell, his connections to the bigger world --for funding his work, and a clear picture of the realities of his period in history. He is a Canadian icon, a person I have admired since...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bkmccann75
Reviewed October 5, 2018

It does not take very long to go through the museum. The short film at the beginning does an excellent job of setting the stage. Then wander through a well put together local museum and be inspired by the people who are depicted. Well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The history of Dr Grenfell is an enlightening look at a person who was a very great humanitarian. This man went above and beyond expectations and hardships to aid all people in the ares of Newfoundland and Labrador. There needs to be more people like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Well done! The displays are fabulous. The information and the short film enlighten who the doctor manage and survive such a large area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank denisleclerc2018
Reviewed August 24, 2018

As a physician, I love hearing and reading the stories of how are forefathers built medicine. And the story of Dr. Grenfell is well worth listening to, and figuring out how he built a medical establishments that services Labrador and the Northern Peninsula. It's well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

The well laid out museum houses a wealth of exhibits, many original, that tell the story of this inspirational pioneer of medicine and mission. We learnt a lot about Dr Grenfell, his work and the life of the local people he ministered to a century...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks for reviewing the Grenfell Historic Properties,

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We viewed all the properties and watched the excellent film -great displays for an impressive man. Glad we took the 2 hours to see it all.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ceg51
Reviewed July 3, 2018

A must visit especially if the weather is wet. Good exhibits of the life of Dr Grenfell. Well presented and follow up with visit to old house.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andrewbadham1
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Very nice displays. Not only did we learn about the life and time of this generous medical doctor, we also learn about the hardships of the people of the area. The souvenir shop is definitely one of the best we have seen on the western...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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