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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

    Apothecary Hall housed the Peter O'Mara Drug Store from 1922 to 1986. It was one of the last surviving old drug stores to operate in Newfoundland and the second home for Peter O'Mara's business, which had operated out of 484-486 Water Street as The West End Drug Store from 1899.. 
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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.

COVID19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations Expanded

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Attention MANL Members:

All small museums, heritage societies, archives, foundations, indiginous groups, etc. that manage collections, should apply. This is emergency financial aid, and is not dependent on being open to the public or having a special project.

COVID19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations has been expanded to include smaller organizations whose annual expenses are under $10,000! 

Deadline Extended: September 11, 2020 

Please note that funds are limited and the department expects a high volume of applications. The program recommends organizations apply at their earliest convenience.

COVID-19 NEWS: Resources & Information for Museums & Heritage Societies

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Visit a Museum This Summer!

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There are many museums, nature centres and historic sites throughout the province of Newfoundland & Labrador to visit this summer. Here is a partial list of places to explore during Stay Home Year 2020!  

Is your museum open this summer? Are you offering virtual programs?
Let us know at MANL!

Open Museums 2020 - website 


Museum Day Newfoundland & Labrador

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Museum Day NL 
Saturday, July 11, 2020

Held annually on the second Saturday in July, Museum Day NL provides an opportunity to highlight and promote museums, galleries, and heritage sites throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

2020Museum Day Proclamation

 See Who is Particpating in Museum Day NL!

Click Here For More Information!

This annual event demonstrates that museums are an integral component of our provincial cultural and tourism infrastructure and contribute to lifelong learning, creating distinct and vibrant communities to live, work, visit, and invest.

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