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Irish Moss Interpretive Centre

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Address: Route 14, Miminegash, Prince Edward Island C0B 1S0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-882-4313

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Very good Irish Moss Exhibit!

Every year, while on vacation in PEI, my wife stocks up on Irish Moss-based products, including, face cream, hand cream, lotion and after shave cream for me. They also make... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2012
Ray47
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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

Thought I should let you know my husband and I hunted for this Centre with no success and then were told at the place we were staying that it will not be open this year. That's the Seaweed Cafe too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2012

Every year, while on vacation in PEI, my wife stocks up on Irish Moss-based products, including, face cream, hand cream, lotion and after shave cream for me. They also make excellent Christmas gifts and friends and family truly enjoy these seaweed products. The history of how the seaweed is gathered from the sea shore using draft horses is quite unique.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2012

It is interesting, This centre is located in the Seaweed Pie Cafe.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2011

A lot of the world’s supply of Irish Moss comes from PEI, particularly this area around Miminegash, and harvesters gather it from the beach using horses. It then ends up being used in ice cream and lots of other foods. This small museum tells the history of this important ingredient. There was a great little video and though the sound... More 

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