Quality Hotel Harbourview
2 Hill O'Chips
St. John's, NL A1C 6B1
Phone: (709) 754-7788
Fax: (709) 754-5209
Arts & Museums
The city of St.John's has a lively art scene and this is reflected by the existence of the Provincial Historic site that houses the popular Commissariat House. Built in 1820, this Georgian style building is a sight to behold. Today the center is the hub of the St. John's art scene. It comprises a fine collection of decorative arts, period furnishings, original paintings along with human history displays. Guided tours are available here that contribute to an enriching experience. Call for more details.
The Rooms is the cultural hub for the city. Formerly known as Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, this venue has an art gallery that showcases creations by established and upcoming artists. The museum, here, tells you the history of the city with various artifacts and other historical items. The exhibitions, tours, group programs and artistic events help you know the artistic and cultural scene of the city. For further details, do visit the website.
Housed in the former railway station building, Railway Coastal Museum is located on the historic Water Street. The museum shows the rise and the fall of the railway and also discusses the importance of transportation. The museum also illustrates the importance and history of boats. It is also known as “Mile Zero” of the Trans-Canada Trail. Check website for more information.
Built as a communication post, the Admiralty House now operates as a museum. The museum has various exhibits on display, which showcase the history Mount Pearl and wireless communications. A visit to this museum will make you aware of the technological advancements in communication over the past years.