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Museum in Burin Peninsula

Fortune Head Geology Centre

New exhibits examine the geology of the Burin Peninsula, minerals and rocks, the 1929 Grand Banks tsunami and prehistoric animals. Kids will appreciate this interactive center with fossils to touch from Fortune Head…
Park in Burin Peninsula

Fortune Head Ecological Reserve

The reserve protects fossils dating from the planet's most important period of evolution, when life on earth progressed from simple organisms to complex animals some 550 million years ago. The reserve is about 3km w…
Cafe in Burin Peninsula

Stage Head Cafe

Attached to the ferry office in Fortune, this small restaurant does a bustling business in quick breakfasts, lunch sandwiches and fish-and-chips. The set dinners ($30) with fresh-caught seafood are well worth it.
Cafe in Burin Peninsula

Sharon's Nook & the Tea Room

This kitschy and countrified eatery serves up lasagna, chili, sandwiches and over a dozen varieties of heavenly cheesecake.
Museum in Burin Peninsula

Provincial Seamen's Museum

The impressive-looking Seamen's Museum depicts both the era of the banking schooner and the changes in the fishery over the years.
Museum in Burin Peninsula

Burin Heritage Museums

Displays in two historic homes tell of life's highs and lows in remote outports.