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Second to None...Beaumont-Hamel and the trail of the Caribou

One of the best museums I have been to. A complete display of personal effects, trench art... read more

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Tim W
Stunning building and views

The Rooms is an imposing modern building of mixed architecture on top of the hill overlooking St... read more

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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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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best museums I have been to. A complete display of personal effects, trench art, nursing, and home front, encompasses this military collection of uniforms and medals. ( yes even a V.C.) The large digital photos throughout and the short videos are impressive....More

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Reviewed yesterday

The Rooms is an imposing modern building of mixed architecture on top of the hill overlooking St. John's and the harbour below. The view is stunning from the restaurant and lower level. I ate the best seafood chowder I have ever had there as well....More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed the history and the art. The building itself was fascinating, with wonderful views of St. Johns. Understand that the restaurant is good to but did not have a chance to try it out.

Thank capmc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing museum in a small city. Social history and fauna are very well done and the art is also interesting. Lots of activities for children.Nice restaurant with a great view. Definetly recommended.

Thank Lycia
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing views, great place to sing (my choir sang here for Podium: On the Edge). Lots of great things for the kids. Just come to see the view to the ocean if nothing else.

Thank bbsneed
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with my three kids. Had excellent hands on activities as well as interesting exhibits and great cafe menu. We had a great time.

Thank Jaspercat
Reviewed 3 days ago

A good quality of food with wonderful views of the harbour. The Museum itself is a lovely building with extremely good displays.

Thank maureen_ashton1
Reviewed 3 days ago

The World War I exhibit is outstanding and moving, and the Newfoundland history is also well-done. I was on the fence about spending time indoors here on a lovely summer day, but it was well worth it.

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It would be easy to spend a few hours on their four floors but I only had the time to visit the Trail of the Caribou about the fighting Newfoundlanders being with WWI.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a 3 floored museum. they offer tours but we found it a bit boring so we continued on our own. BUT that's not to say it isn't interesting. The Islanders are very proud, as they should be and it was evident in the...More

Thank landjforever
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Quiltingmamma
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.
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8 March 2018|
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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.
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Hewflake
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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
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