The museum is located in the former 1870 Customs Building. The first floor consists of exhibits showcasing the inshore Conception Bay fishery from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, complete with fishery implements and tools, and an exhibit concerning the Peter Easton, a seventeenth-century pirate who was based out of this
Norris Arm Heritage Society Inc. The Fox Moth Museum is a heritage museum the main purpose of which is to preserve the heritage and culture of Norris Arm and surrounding area. The museum features a large number of artifacts pertaining to the community and its history regarding aviation, the railway,
Gander International Lounge Foundation Exalted by the NY Times as “perfectly preserved, the terminal is a time capsule from the heady days when travel was exotic, and airports were beacons of the future.” The international lounge was opened with the blessing of QE2 in 1959. Architects consider it Canada’s most
The Museum’s collection focuses on North Atlantic aviation history as it pertains to Gander and Gander International Airport from the 1930’s to the present, with the bulk of artifacts, photos and text centering on the WWII years through the early jet age. Highlights of the collection include a 1940 Hudson
Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador Inc. The mission of the Shipwreck Preservation Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is to advance the awareness, documentation and stewardship of shipwrecks throughout the province. The society often partners with community and provincial museums and government agencies on their shipwreck projects.