Red Bay National Historic Site

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Red Bay, NL A0K 4K0- Map It
(709) 458-2417

AAA Editor Notes

Red Bay National Historic Site, on Hwy. 510, chronicles the history and culture of the mid-16th century Basque whaling port. A short boat trip to Saddle Island allows visitors to tour the remnants of the whaling station and a historic cemetery. Artifacts include remains of rendering ovens, cooperages, wharves, temporary living quarters and restored Basque whaling boats called chalupa. Whale-bone deposits also are on display.
Museum $7.80; $6.55 (ages 65+); $3.90 (ages 6-16); $19.60 (family). Ferry $2; free (ages 0-6).
Hours: Visitor center daily 9-5, early June to mid-Sept.; 9-5:30, mid- to late Sept.