At the Barbour Living Heritage Village, we take great pride in our heritage and are delighted to showcase it at every opportunity. Open from mid-June to mid-September each year, we are pleased to offer the following products and services to local residents and tourists alike. Whether travelling alone or part of a tour group, we’ll make sure you enjoy your visit. (For Tour Groups, please call ahead and let us know how many are included in your group and when you will be arriving. We’ll be ready and waiting for you.)
Products and Services
- Cultural and experiential tours exploring the lives of the Barbour Family and the rural Newfoundland way of life. Tours of the Village, inside and out.
- Stay and Pick Package – accommodations, guided berry picking, boil up, Village tour, and traditional culinary experience;
- Olde Shoppe Restaurant, a licensed restaurant offering a variety of delicious Newfoundland foods with a focus on simplicity and freshness;
- Poop Deck Craft and Gift Shop, a craft shop offering a wide selection of traditional arts and crafts;
- Art gallery profiling Newfoundland-based artists;
- Sealing Interpretation Centre complete with historical artifacts and a life size schooner built inside;
- Neptune II Theatre, a state-of-the-art live theatre providing entertainment throughout the summer;
- Monument and Commemorative Artwork in the Gardens in memory of special people;
- Audrey’s Tickle Bliss, a two-bedroom tourist home providing accommodations right on site;
- Visitor Reception Centre providing information on the Village and other attractions in the area; and,
- Group Functions, our Waterfront Premises is the perfect spot for special events, retreats, business meetings, weddings and the like. High speed wireless internet capability, catering services and wheelchair accessible.
- The Southcott Award for significant preservation and restoration of heritage structures,
- Manning Award for outstanding achievement in the preservation of history, culture and structures.
- Cultural Tourism Award presented by Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador / Government of Newfoundland and Labrador / the Department of Canadian Heritage (2003).
- Number 1 Tourism Attraction in Central Newfoundland (voted by tourist in 2004; the award was presented in 2005)