We visited Ryan's Premises while staying at Bonavista. It is centrally located in the village with a beautiful view of the harbour. On a warm day, it would be lovely to sit on the picnic benches overlooking the harbour and linger. The first docent, who took our admission, was comically wooden as she recited her memorized spiel. However, other docents... 更多
Pros: A neat Bonavista gift shop is housed in one of the buildings with locally themed gifts. There's a fun fishing themed board game to play in one of the exhibits. Good views of the Bonavista harbour. Cons: It was hard to pick out the important information from the walls of text. Lots of glory displayed about seal hunt and... 更多
The Ryan Premises is more than a museum. It is a huge treasure of a place, distributed between a few beautifully restored buildings and providing you with endless information about life during the great fishing and sealing eras of Bonavista. It is a journey into the past. Everything on site is well explained such that you can go through the... 更多
The buildings and displays provide a good overview of the life from those who lived off the see and the people that profited from that. The site its very accessible and also provided displays of local art. The bona vista museum is on site and had a number of interesting exhibits.
Walking through the various buildings it was like being transported back in time to a fishing village and fish factory. Explanations were all around so any questions were already answered.
This was our final stop in Bonavista after visiting Ye Matthew Legacy. The attraction was easy to spot -- all 6 buildings got that identical white with red trim finish and there was even a big white and green Parks Canada sign right in front. Parking however was another matter but eventually we decided to park the car beside The... 更多
Ryan Premises, a National Historic site, was owned by the Ryan Family that were fish merchants. It commemorates the story and rich history of of the Ryan Family who pioneered generations of business success in the cod fishery. The Premises includes buildings associated with fish merchant and includes the family home, store, gift shop, theatre and various buildings.
Excellent project showing the history of the cod fishery over the first half of the 20th century. Restoration of these5 or 6 buildinds has been well presented.
This National Historic Site of Canada is well worth a visit. We only had a couple of hours but learned a lot in that time about the cod and seal fishing industry in a successful Newfoundland outport. The displays and videos are well set up and the guides very informative. Entry fee very affordable.