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The Labrador Interpretation Centre is now closed for the season and will reopen on May 2, 2015.

Upcoming Exhibitions in May 2015:

It's a Dog's Life
May 2 - October 4, 2015
Harold Macpherson is credited with saving the Newfoundland dog from extinction. He bred both the dogs, as well as Ayrshire cattle at his large country estate, Westerland, on the northern outskirts of St. John’s. He gained an international reputation for his work with breeding Newfoundland dogs and was for a time vice president of Newfoundland Club of America (Newfoundland Dogs). From Macpherson’s work to save the Newfoundland dog breed, to the working dogs that were an integral part of daily life, to petitions to ban all dogs from the island, this exhibit explores the sometimes controversial role of dogs in Newfoundland and Labrador. Come and learn about a dog’s life in Newfoundland and Labrador in the 20th century.

Image Credit: The Rooms Provincial Archives Division, A 19-26. Pte. Hazen Fraser with Sable Chief, Regimental mascot/The Daily Mail [1917-1918], Provincial Archives photograph collection.

  Permanent Exhibitions
At the Labrador Interpretation Centre you’ll discover the founding peoples of Labrador – Innu, Inuit, Metis and Settlers. In the permanent exhibition The Past is Where We Come From, you’ll hear the voices and see works of art and artifacts from each of our cultures. You’ll also explore our ancient Aboriginal history and see how we live our lives today. The exhibition is presented in Inuktitut, Innu-aimun and English.
Special events and temporary exhibitions are presented throughout the year.


2 Portage Rd.
North West River, NL
(709) 497-8566

Mailing address:
Labrador Interpretation Centre
P.O. Box 389 
North West River, NL, A0P 1M0

2015 Hours of Operation:
May 2 - October 5, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Mon-Sat;
12:00 - 4:30 pm Sunday & July 1

Admission is free.  Fees apply to some special events.  To find out about temporary exhibitions and events, or to book a tour, call (709) 497-8566.

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