Colony of Avalon

Step back in time at the Colony of Avalon, settled in 1621 by Lord Baltimore. Admission includes archaeological dig site, Interpretation Centre, 17th-century gardens and Kitchen, conservation lab and award-winning gift shop. Experience Archaeologist for a Day hands-on packages. Nearby attractions and services include Lighthouse Picnics, Tetley Tea Room, dinner theatre, historic Ferryland, East Coast Trail, whale and bird tours, and sea kayaking. An unforgettable experience.

Active archaeological dig of Lord Baltimore’s Colony of Avalon dating to 1621, Interpretation Centre featuring a selection of the over 2 million artifacts found to date, guided tours, heritage gardens including Gentleman’s, Herb and Vegetable, 17th-century reproduction Kitchen featuring costumed interpreters, fully-equipped conservation laboratory, award-winning on-site gift shop featuring NL artisans and artifact reproductions. Archaeologist for a Day packages and group tours available.

Facilities are open from June 12 - September 15 for the 2017 season

Services are offered seven days a week, including holidays.

Hours of Operation:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Gift Shop
Interpretation Centre
17th-Century Kitchen

Admission Fees:
Adult $12.99
Senior $11.50
Student $10.50
Family $32.50
HST included.
10% discount for groups of 10 or more. For group booking please call 709-432-3200 or email

Listing Details

1 The Pool Road, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Toll Free
(709) 432-3200
(709) 432-2842
Open Mid-June to Mid-September, June to September: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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