50 Centuries’ Interpretation Centre

The 50 Centuries’ Interpretation Centre features artifacts from several local prehistoric cultures. There are two archaeological sites relating to the Maritime Archaic Indians, including the Big Droke living site and the Caines tool production site, which date to approximately 4500 BP. The site also exhibits artifacts from the Groswater Paleoeskimo

Continue reading

Admiralty House Communications Museum

Located just outside St. John’s in scenic Mount Pearl, Admiralty House Communications Museum will fascinate you with artifacts from the region’s past, wireless communication and the tragedy of the S.S. Florizel. Enjoy fascinating, surprising, and once top-secret stories. This historic building was originally constructed in 1915 by the Marconi Telegraph

Continue reading

Avondale Railway Museum

With the closure of Newfoundland’s railway in the 1980’s, the Avondale Railway Station was shut down. The building itself, over 100 years old, has since been declared a Heritage Structure by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Avondale Railway Station houses two museums: a railway museum and a

Continue reading
alt= "Blackhead Museum exterior building"

Blackhead One Room School and Church Museum

Located in Blackhead village, near Cape Spear, is this beautifully restored one room school and church, originally constructed in 1879. The building is a Provincially Designated Heritage Structure.

Continue reading

Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital Museum

Once the Cottage Hospital in Norris Point for sixty years, the building now houses the local public library, a massage therapy clinic, a small hostel and a studio which is rented out for events like quilting and exercise classes.

Continue reading

Botwood Flying Boat Museum

Botwood’s pioneer role in aviation spanned a period from 1921-1946. This museum houses photos, murals, and models which reveal that Botwood was an airport in the early 1920’s, that Charles and Anne Lindbergh were here in 1933, that we were the North American terminus for Transatlantic flights, and that we

Continue reading

Carbonear Railway Station

Today the former Carbonear Railway Station is home to a small exhibit of Newfoundland and Canadian railway memorabilia. It also houses the Carbonear island exhibit: “Traces of the Past”. The Railway Station has been designated an historic structure by The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, The Heritage Foundation

Continue reading

Centre for Newfoundland Studies

The Centre for Newfoundland Studies (CNS) was founded in 1965 by the Memorial University Libraries with the mandate to collect all published materials relating to Newfoundland and Labrador; to offer library services such as a reading room, reference service and reproduction service; to preserve the collection for future generations; and

Continue reading

Colony of Avalon

Step back in time at the Colony of Avalon, settled in 1621 by Lord Baltimore. Admission includes archaeological dig site, Interpretation Centre, 17th-century gardens and Kitchen, conservation lab and award-winning gift shop. Experience Archaeologist for a Day hands-on packages. Nearby attractions and services include Lighthouse Picnics, Tetley Tea Room, dinner

Continue reading