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The Rooms

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A wonderful place to learn about Newfoundland & St John's, the history, the culture, the art, all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Waterloo, Canada
Art and exhibits in an amazing setting

A conference I was at held a reception one evening at The Rooms. I loved exploring the building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nova Scotia
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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...more
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9 Bonaventure Ave | St. John's, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful place to learn about Newfoundland & St John's, the history, the culture, the art, all so beautiful. So much to see & you can take your time walking around & speaking with the volunteers, was a great all round experience. Stop for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A conference I was at held a reception one evening at The Rooms. I loved exploring the building -- the view is breathtaking! The space worked really well for a reception. I only got to check out a few exhibits; the giant squid was cool...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a small wedding ceremony here recently and the venue is absolutley gorgeous. Small, intimate and classy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rooms is a great way to learn about Newfoundland’s history and culture. There is also a great natural science section and two art galleries. This is a great place for tourists and is family friendly. A spectacular view of the harbour and downtown St....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have walking issues so I am careful where I spend my time. The Rooms was a beautiful architectural building that was easily accessible. It has a tremendous amount of historical information presented in a very engaging manner. Certainly makes you appreciate the huge loss...More

Thank Jane Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rooms is Newfoundland's museum with a number of separate 'rooms' honouring the province's history, it's people and artists. By far the most powerful exhibit is on Newfoundland's role in WW1. The extensive, moving exhibit traces the history of the Newfoundland Regiment and the devastating...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum/exhibit hall has lots to offer. The Rooms have very interesting exhibits full of history and facts. There was also art on display by famous artists and photographers. Natural history was also displayed and a lot on the history of Newfoundland as well as...More

Thank Smoltman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise. The NFLD historical information gives you a sense of pride as a Canadian, or if not CDN as a member of humanity. Our diversity, our development, the good, the bad and the ugly, but leaving with the thought that all will...More

Thank Mezcal_Tours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rooms will teach you a lot about where you are. From the architecture to the exhibitions, it is well done and respectful to all.

Thank latitude53er
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Only had an hour or two, but it was well worth it and I will be back. Very modern, interesting compilation of art and photos and text an artifacts. Four floors with many exhibit rooms. A must see for the visitor to the island.

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21 May 2018|
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Response from Chris A | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone here. I'm one of those visitors who tends to read every panel and I think we went through the museum in less than three hours, including a dessert stop at the café.
8 March 2018|
Response from Twofunnewfs | Reviewed this property |
They do but I do not know when. I'm sure a quick google search could help you or if you gave them a call.
19 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