Great guides to explain how the business operated in the past and nicely presented set up. Stayed around 20 minutes... 查看更多
After all the advertising about the Trinity area as a historic site worth visiting to learn more about life back in the day, I was very disappointed. There are a few reconstructed buildings with reproduced items and with staff that aren't too sure about the history of the area. Trinity has an interesting division - Provincial Historic buildings and local... 更多
Loved it in here as it shows you exactly what a general store was like during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The guide was excellent explaining all about the items that would have been stored in the shop and the history of the store including the families who ran the store. The guide was extremely knowledgable.
With our Season Passes in hand, our next stop after Trinity Visitor Centre was the Mercantile Premises. It is the shop-side of the Lester-Garland Premises duplex now restored as a general store (circa 1910) with large storefront display windows, partly-stocked floor-to-ceiling wooden shelves and long wide counters so visitors can see what it looked like back then. It was a... 更多
When you go in, it looks a little sparse. However, there was a great interpreter who gave a very interesting talk about the "truck" system, and the life in town in the days gone by. Overall, I found Ryan Premises in Bonavista more interesting. However, if in Trinity, make this a stop. We only purchased a Parks Canada pass, which... 更多
This is a neat old building from the past with tons of history inside worthy of a picture inside as well as outside Show how business was conducted in the past
When I walked in, I thought there wasn't much to see, but the guide had so much to say that I stayed longer than expected and learned about the mercantile-- he was generous with time and information.
Stores and stages lined the shore and ships filled the harbour! Over the centuries, in this one remaining mercantile building... 更多
Excellent sandwiches and attractive interior and location. Lots of choice. Service was a little too laid back, but that is... 更多