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Gros Morne Wildlife Museum

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76 Main St N, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
+1 709-458-3396
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Cash grab

$8.00 per person for a 5 minute tour .... not worth the price of admission. While the store itself... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tracey C
Beautiful

I loved this stop. The gift shop is beautiful, although expensive. The very purse I was wearing was... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
924freddy
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Gander, Canada
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Get a close-up view of Newfoundland's Wildlife! Museum includes life-size animals in realistic scenes: Moose, Polar Bear, Puffins, Caribou, Lynx, Coyote, Fox, Black Bears, Fish, Birds, and many more! Boutique includes antler carvings, taxidermy items, fur and seal-skin products, fishing and camping supplies, and much more!
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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76 Main St N, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador A0K 4N0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$8.00 per person for a 5 minute tour .... not worth the price of admission. While the store itself has some great "eco-friendly" seal products the museum tour is a little lacking.

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

I loved this stop. The gift shop is beautiful, although expensive. The very purse I was wearing was for sale in the store but for 4 times what I paid for it from the manufacturer. The scavenger hunt was fun and helps to get the...More

Thank 924freddy
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The scavenger hunt definitely makes this stop worthwhile otherwise I expect we would have been in and out in 10 minutes. The 12 or so questions get you to spot certain creatures or items in the exhibits, count how many_____, and look for animal poop....More

Thank amjoy373
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Sorry. Ah, Spoiler alert! Yeah, all the animals are dead. Hence the word "museum" not "zoo" I guess. I don't really know what I was expecting. I guess not this; an over-sized garage full of stuffed critters. This place is certainly trippy, though. It ain't...More

Thank StaticKPMariner
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Museum explains immediately how they acquired the animals in the exhibit, so anyone who is concerned about that, don't worry. Interesting panoramas of wildlife in the park. Plus a "treasure hunt" to keep kids interested. Offers tactile experience also

Thank Glenda H
Reviewed July 18, 2017

While waiting for the dryer cycle to complete at the local laundromat next door, we wandered into this little establishment and spent a pleasant, informative, half hour. Animals ranging from moose and caribou to mink and otter, fish, and birds, all excellent examples of the...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Here you will see wildlife in a natural setting. Seniors rates are available. They make it fun by having a scavenger hunt with a reward draw of $500 to spend in their large gift shop.

Thank helenator18
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I wasn't expecting much, but this little museum was quite interesting and well done. The exhibits were done by a taxidermist but he put a lot of work into it and the little scenes are as good as I've seen in big museums. There was...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I consider myself an avid outdoorsman so this place lured me as soon as I saw it. It is a nice place to visit. The taxidermy is well done for the vast majority, The dioramas were very well done. The place does boast that all...More

Thank Denny G
Reviewed November 12, 2016

This was a beautiful and informative museum for the area. We especially enjoyed the 'Norman Rockwell' like sculptures that were exhibited to demonstrate some of the scientists that work in such an area, such as, geologists, zoologist, etc.

Thank Janet F
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