The Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador (formerly the Newfoundland Museum), located in St John's, Nfld, presents the natural and human history of Newfoundland and Labrador. It contains permanent exhibits on the history of Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, archaeology and ethnology, and the flora and fauna of the province. The museum also boasts strong collections of Aboriginal material, including material from the INNU
and archaeological material associated with the BEOTHUK
, Palaeoeskimo and Maritime Archaic cultures. The museum also operates 3 branch museums: the Mary March Museum in GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR
, the Southern Newfoundland Seaman's Museum in GRAND BANK
, and the newly opened Labrador Interpretation Centre in Northwest River. The branch museums are seasonal operations, while the Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador is open year round.
DEBORAH WELCH AND MICHAEL PAYNE
Links to Other Sites
View digital exhibits and other resources devoted to the history of Newfoundland and Labrador. From The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery.