The Rooms, St. John's

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Upgrade your understanding of Newfoundland at The Rooms, a hub for the art and culture of the region. Enjoy the provincial art gallery, the leading gallery in the region and one dedicated to developing and exhibiting contemporary art from around the world, with a special focus on artists working in the province. Inspect the artifacts and exhibits in the museum part of the facility, where you will learn about the natural and cultural history of the area, including that of the indigenous peoples who lived here. Afterwards, be sure to stop for a snack in the cafe, which affords memorable views out across the bay. Using our international travel planner, St. John's attractions like The Rooms can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The museum was great, but didn’t have as much historical content as there could have been. Too much dead space or gimmicks rather than historical pieces. Aren’t there more things to talk about or expl...  more »
  • We could have spent all day and then some touring around this fantastic site which combines provincial archives with an art gallery, a museum and one of the most comprehensive war galleries I have wit...  more »
  • It’s one of the attractions in St. John’s, an impressive building, a combination of museum, archives and art gallery. It has four stories dedicated to tell the history of St. John’s. We spent several ...  more »
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  • The Rooms is a fantastic museum - very interesting spot with lots for both children and adults. They have featured exhibits (the schedule is available online) and activities for children. The price is a little steep but it's worth the price if you enjoy history. The building is large, clean and bright with large windows that host beautiful views. There's a small cafe on site, as well as a gift shop, and the parking lot is paid parking, with credit available on exit or a pay station inside. It's a great place to spend a few hours!
  • Greta place to go for an evening or a day. I'd recommend planning a day trip as there's so much to see and do. They have free admission on the first Wednesday of every month which is a good opportunity to check it out.
  • The lady at admissions was super friendly. My young boys had a great time exploring the animal area and asked lots of questions about everything else. We will definitely be going back.
  • Really great place for people of all ages. My son attends the play group on Tuesdays in the spring and loves it!
  • We didn't have time to view all displays however great value for admission price. We visited on our way to airport and they were so kind to lock our luggage behind counter while we visited! Thanks. Great views of Harbour from top floor. Also interesting to have art gallery and museum in one place. Would definitely like to return.
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