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St John's features many fine art galleries. Local galleries host many local and regional artists. Our museums tell a variety of stories, relaying the history of our region to visitors from around the world.











Galleries

Art Gallery Of Newfoundland & Labrador
P.O. Box 4200
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 5S7
(709) 737-8209, fax; 737-2007
A public gallery offering a variety of art exhibitions, events and educational programs and featuring a Permanent Collection Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador art. Group/school tours.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Arts And Culture Centre - St. John's
Arts and Culture Center P.O. Box 1854 (Prince Phillip Rd at Allendale Rd)
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 5P9
(709) 729-3904, fax: 729-5952
Built as a Centennial Project, and opened in 1967. This building has five wings joined by a centrl lobby, and houses a 1,000 seat theatre, a 76 seat theatre, three storey art gallery and library. Home to the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra. The theatre presents performing arts from all disciplines.
Gallery open Tues.-Sun. noon-5 p.m., and Friday evenings 7-10 p.m. Free admission.


Craft Council Gallery A public craft gallery located in historic Devon House. Exhibitions features contemporary and traditional fine craft while encouraging innovation, excellence and community involvement. Craft Council of Newfoundland, And Labrador.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31
Devon House Craft Centre/59 Duckworth St.
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 1E6
(709) 753-2749, fax; 753-2766


Eastern Edge Gallery P.O. Box 2641, Stn. C
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 6K1
(709) 739-1882, fax: 739-1866
Eastern Edge is an artist-run contemporary gallery in downtown St. John's. Call for the exhibit schedule.
Open Tues.-Fri. noon-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.


Resource Centre for the Arts LSPU Hall, 3 Victoria St.
St. John's, Newfoundland,
(709) 753-4531
A notable gallery with regularly changing exhibits and periodic shows of Newfoundland and Canadian artists


St John's also has a number of top-notch private galleries. Christina Parker Fine Art Gallery, 7 Plank Rd. (709-753-0580) showcases Newfoundland's avant-garde spectrum and is open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Check out the Topsail Art Gallery, 13 Woodpath Rd. in Chamberlains, (709-834-3612) for traditional art. Emma Butler Gallery, 111 George St., tel. (709 739-7111), James Baird Gallery, 221 Duckworth St., tel. (709 726-9193 or 1-800-563-9100), and Pollyanna Art and Antique Gallery, 206 Duckworth St., tel. (709 726-0936) which all showcase local paintings, sculpture, and photography.

Museums

Admiralty House Museum and Archives
3 Centennial Street
Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, A1N 1G4
(709) 748-1124, fax: 748-1115
Former British Admiralty Wireless Station, now communications museum. Exhibits on H.M.S. Calypso, Sir James Pearl, Sports Hall of Fame and Short Wave Radio Room. Meeting room or gardens available for rent.
Open year-round; winter hours: Mon-Fri 10 am to 5 pm; summer daily 10 am to 8 pm.


Fort Amherst Museum/Tea Room
13 Fort Amherst
Take Southside Road along the southern edge of the harbour.
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 5H2
(709) 754-0619
Built by members of Britain's military garrison in St. John's, the first lighthouse in Newfoundland began operating on the edge of the Narrows at the foot of the Southside Hills in 1810. The former lightkeeper's dwelling has been transformed into a museum, photo gallery, tea room and craft shop. The current lighthouse began operating in 1954. Can be booked for private parties, meetings, gatherings, etc. Guided tours of 10 or more.
Open June - Sept noon- 5 pm, July & August from noon to 8 pm

Lillian Stevenson Nursing Archives & Museum
LA Miller Centre, Forest Road
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1A 1E5
(709) 722-4656, fax: 777-6969
The only combined hospital medical nursing archives/museum in Canada. It has a collection of hospital artifacts from the earlier days of medical and nursing practices in Newfoundland.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31 Thursday s 2 pm to 4 pm


Newfoundland Museum
285 Duckworth St
P.O. Box 8680
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 4J6
(709) 729-0917, fax; 729-2179
kwalsh@mail.gov.nf.ca
www.nfmuseum.com
Main branch of the Provincial Museum. With 3 floors of exhibits including artifacts from 9,000 years of Aboriginal History. Learn about Newfoundland 's fishing families. Close-up view of puffins and other wildlife.
Open year-round 9 am to 9:45 pm (closed Mondays & Statutory holidays), Sundasy 12 noon to 4:45 pm.


Newfoundland Science Centre
P.O. Box 1312
St John's, Newfoundland, A1C 5N5
(709) 754-0823, fax: 738-3276
A hands-on interactive science centre for all ages, with special exhibitions and live demonstrations. Experience science the way it was meant to be... hands-on and fun.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31, pen seven days a week.


James J. O'mara Pharmacy Museum
488 Water Street (at Apothecary Hall)
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1E 1B3
(709) 753-5877 fax: (709) 753-8615
This 1895 heritage drugstore is a replica of a working apothecary, complete with set of store fixtures, shop bottles & pharmacy implements used in the preparation of medicines (pill makers).
Open Jun 15 - Sep 15 daily 10 am to 5 pm, by appointment rest of the year.


Newfoundland Railway and Coastal Boat Museum
 Newfoundland Railway and Coastal Boat Museum P.O.Box 12049
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 1R7
(709) 737-1503, fax; 737-1065
In this magnificent heritage building this museum relates the 100 year history of the Newfoundland Railway and Coastal Boat service. Also houses city of St. John's Archives/Tourist Information.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31


Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum
45 Smithville Crescent
St. John's, Newfoundland, A1B 2V1
709-722-9034, fax: 709-722-9035
Regimental museum & archives with a limited collection of special interest to Royal Newfoundland Regiment historians and former family members with direct regimental ties. Call for hours.
From Jan 01 - Dec 31

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