Historic Site in Harbour Grace & Around

Harbour Grace Airfield

The airstrip Amelia Earhart launched from in 1932 when she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo.
Historic Site in Brigus

Hawthorne Cottage

The house of Captain Robert Hawthorn, who made more than 20 Arctic expeditions. In 1909 he cleared a trail in the ice that enabled US commander Robert Peary to make his celebrated dash to the North Pole. Hawthorne C…
Museum in Cupids

Cupids Legacy Centre

Preserves artifacts from the historic site. Stuffed with silver coins, bottle shards and some of the other 150,000 artifacts unearthed on-site so far.
Museum in Dildo

Dildo Interpretation Centre

Features a whale skeleton and exhibits on the ongoing Dorset Eskimo archaeological dig on Dildo Island. It's not terribly exciting, but outside are excellent photo opportunities with Captain Dildo and a giant squid.
Museum in Harbour Grace & Around

Conception Bay Museum

Learn about notables who have made their way here, including the pirate Peter Easton and aviator Amelia Earhart, at this former redbrick customs house.
Historic Site in Cupids

Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site

England's first colony in Canada dates back to 1610.
Historic Site in Heart's Content

Cable Station Provincial Historic Site

The first permanent transatlantic cable was laid at this site in 1966.