King’s Point Heritage Society Inc. The Dr. Jon Lien Whale Pavilion houses the World’s Largest Humpback Whale Skeleton (50′) with signage and interpretation. The pavilion also features a Clay Mural by the students of Valmont Academy and a number of Marine Artifacts.
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,
Cut from the ancient rock of St. John’s iconic Signal Hill, the Johnson Geo Centre takes you deep underground to experience the story of our earth and beyond. Passionate about all things science, expect the unexpected as the staff dazzle you with experiments, tours, and hands-on fun. While here, be
King’s Point Heritage Society Inc. King’s Point Heritage House is an historical house, built circa 1903, for Ananias G Yates. It was later donated by the family to the King’s Point Heritage Society and was restored into a heritage museum that displays artifacts depicting early life in the King’s Point
La Scie French Shore Connection Society Inc. Built in the early 1940s, this two-story house is an authentic example of outport living. Filled with décor of that time period, one can get a sense of what outport life was like. View the replica of a 16th century Basque fishing vessel,
The Garden’s 110 acre property offers 3.5km of nature trails, a large cultivated garden area with multiple themed gardens, a public greenhouse and an alpine house, special events, workshops, public art, camps, and so much more. The Garden’s natural areas, including a number of different ecosystems (fen, bog, boreal forest.
Mistaken Point Cape Race Heritage Inc. The Mistaken Point Interpretive Centre is the starting point for your explorations at the edge of Avalon. Come in to visit and view a detailed interpretive map of the area, receive directions for hiking trails, and check out the bulletin board for
O’ Brien Farm Foundation O’Brien Farm is a window into the history of a traditional Irish-Newfoundland farm. An oasis of tranquility in the middle of the city, the farm’s accessible community gardens, forest trails and quiet garden spaces will appeal to visitors of all ages and skill levels. This 31
The Town of Birchy Bay The residence of the late Peter and Ida Quinlan of Birchy Bay, built in 1916, houses the Over the Top Museum. Birchy Bay was first settled by fishermen from Fogo Island who would winter in the sheltered bays in winter tilts and cut timber from
Point Leamington Heritage Council The Point Leamington Heritage Centre operates as an arm of the Point Leamington Town Council. The centre consists of two buildings which were moved to its current location, from elsewhere, in the community. One of the buildings has historic significance. It was the home of Aunt