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The Rooms

9 Bonaventure Ave | St. John's, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
+1 709-757-8000
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Get to know the history of Newfoundland

The rooms has an amazing history display and always a special display centering around certain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle W
St. John's, Canada
via mobile
Newfoundland & Labrador History at it's finest!

Be prepared to spend a couple of hours to take in all the Room's has to offer, have lunch at it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paradise, Canada
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The Rooms is a place for all of us: for those who live here and those who want to experience it fully. Part sanctuary, part showcase, part classroom and part playground, it’s both a destination and a journey. This is a gathering place, a creative space and a cultural centre as distinct and unique as Newfoundland and Labrador. It is our place to come together, to create meaningful and memorable experiences. It is our place to share the best of who we are.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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9 Bonaventure Ave | St. John's, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
+1 709-757-8000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The rooms has an amazing history display and always a special display centering around certain towns of Newfoundland and Labrador. They have exhibits there that changed monthly from all over the world. They have events and classes and fine restaurant overlooking the city and the...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to spend a couple of hours to take in all the Room's has to offer, have lunch at it's terrific open plan restaurant with a view of St. John's and Signal Hill. The room's offers art, sculpture, native history, interactive demonstration rooms for...More

Thank 19Terry2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum, many areas of art work, historical work, animals, etc Has a restaurant at the top. Can leave bags at the front in a locker! Maps and special presentations there too?? Sometimes special performances too!

Thank Marina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms is a great place to go for a treasure trove of information about local culture and history. The cafe is wonderful, and offers a great view of the city.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just did our regular Christmas visit, just for tea and dessert. So enjoyable as usual. Servers very professional, desserts delicious. And the venue is the icing on the cake !

Thank Colleen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sisters and I visited the archives to inquired about our Newfoundland roots and Fred was an enormous help to us. We would never have found out all we did about our Larrissey (Laracy) family without his assistance. We did break for lunch and had...More

1  Thank panlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to learn all about Newfoundland history. Great exhibits lots to see and do and learn. Lovely friendly staff/volunteers who chatted to us about the various exhibits and hands on items, even an iceberg!

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We decided to go and see the presentation of the House of the Wooden Santas. Very enjoyable to hear the author read from the book and talk about his inspiration for the book and answer questions. He was also available to sign your book. We...More

Thank trish-doug
Reviewed 7 December 2017

You can see The Rooms from the harbor and it is a challenging walk up the hill to get there. The museum is chock full of local history and artifacts. I was particularly struck by the photographs of WWI soldiers lining the wall. It is...More

Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The practical room was set up so the children could map out a sandbox and dig up artifacts. They were so interested and excited.

Thank cherokee2016
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18 May 2017|
Response from 299marion2017 | Reviewed this property |
The Rooms is located far up a hill, which affords an amazing view. The taxis are good here, so use them. Probably Water St and George St are close enough to walk to. if you want to eat at Adelaide's, reserve many hours in... More
Mary J
19 February 2017|
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Response from lorettammetcalfe | Reviewed this property |
Admission Fees - Includes The Rooms Galleries, Exhibitions and Tours $5.00 Canadian
Cheryl K
29 August 2016|
Response from LizoLuke4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large, free, parking lot.