Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit, charitable organization representing institutions and individuals interested in the preservation and promotion of the province’s material and cultural heritage. The Association was incorporated in 1980 under the leadership of a volunteer Board of Directors representative of the museum and heritage community in the province.

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St. Lawrence Miner’s Museum
St. Lawrence Miner’s Museum

After a devastating tidal wave in 1929, the Great Depression and the collapse of the salt fish trade, many in St. Lawrence moved away. In 1931, an American entrepreneur gave the people of St. Lawrence some hope when he visited the town to inspect the fluorspar deposits he had purchased from St. John’s businessman in 1929. Fluorspar is a non-metallic ore which, depending on [...]

Durrell Museum & Crafts
Durrell Museum & Crafts

The Durrell Museum & Crafts is fast becoming a major tourist attraction and destination of choice for the many tourists and visitors to Twillingate Islands. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and perched on the top of Old Maid Hill, the museum houses community artifacts depicting the way of life of a typical outport fishing settlement from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s, including coopering and fishing history, as well as [...]

Labrador Heritage Museum
Labrador Heritage Museum

The Labrador Heritage Museum is a converted and rehabilitated Hudson Bay Company trading post store building. Built in 1923 and used by the Hudson Bay Company for 60 + years until 1996. The Museum concept includes the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the existing 1923 Hudson Bay Company building, through displays of [...]

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