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Bank of Nova Scotia Museum

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The museum has an exhibit about the 1929 tidal wave that struck Burin and the surrounding coastal region, an event that occurred around the same time Al Capone was running rum through here. The famous gangster helped raise money for the fishing community's cottage hospital and arts center. The museum is part of Burin's Heritage Square, along with the Burin Heritage House, which is decorated to recall the lives of its first owners, the Reddy family.

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  • Address: 33 Seaview Dr., off Rte. 221 Burin, NL A0E 1E0 | Map It
  • Phone: 709/891–2217
  • Cost: Free, donations welcome
  • Hours: Apr.–Sept., weekdays 8:30–5; July and Aug., also weekends 9–7
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  • Location: Burin
Updated: 11-15-2013

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